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She Kept Asking for the Moon (1982)

Pásla kone na betóne (original title)
Johanka (Milka Zimkova) had a fling with a well digger (Peter Vons) she had not met before and who, she was most likely certain, would never be around again. Just before his departure, they... See full summary »

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Stefan Uher

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Emilia Zimková (novel) (as Milka Zimková), Emilia Zimková (scenario) (as Milka Zimková) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Emilia Zimková Emilia Zimková ... Johana Ovsená (as Milka Zimková)
Veronika Jeníková Veronika Jeníková ... Pavla 'Pavlínka' Ovsená
Valéria Jergová Valéria Jergová ... Teca
Marie Logojdová Marie Logojdová ... Jozefka
Tamara Simková Tamara Simková ... Margita
Nora Kuzelová Nora Kuzelová ... Katarína
Peter Staník Peter Staník ... Berty
Lubomír Paulovic ... Stefan
Jirí Klepl Jirí Klepl ... Ucitel
Ivan Klecka Ivan Klecka ... cesky voják Jirka
Ferdinánd Macurák Ferdinánd Macurák ... Ondro
Anton Naciniak Anton Naciniak ... Predseda
Mikulás Las Mikulás Las ... Micha
Karel Riegel Karel Riegel ... Franta
Peter Vons Peter Vons ... Studniar
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Johanka (Milka Zimkova) had a fling with a well digger (Peter Vons) she had not met before and who, she was most likely certain, would never be around again. Just before his departure, they have sex and she eventually becomes single mother of a baby girl. 18 years later (her now 18-year-old daughter Paulina, Veronika Jenikova) commutes by bus to work in the nearby city, which gives the village gossips the occasional opportunity to remind her of her unknown father. A resultant conflict with her mother makes Paulina take up residence in the city. Johanka, prodded by her also-single friend Jozefka (Marie Logojdova) who maintains that a woman without a man is nothing, begins to woo the new teacher Jarek (Jiri Klepl) only to discover later that he is married. Paulina, in the meantime, loses her virginity to the soldier Jirka (Ivan Klecka) who promptly makes himself scarce. Johanka fails to consider that she actually has a better life than some of her married neighbors, begins to see ... Written by Khaliwali

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Country:

Czechoslovakia

Language:

Slovak | Czech

Release Date:

22 December 1982 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Also Known As:

A Ticket to the Heaven See more »

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Film which every Slovak should keep in mind
1 April 2007 | by edgar-poeSee all my reviews

Well, the movie talks about various life lines taking place in the countryside of Eastern Slovakia. If you were Slovak, you would not probably understand everything - the movie uses the dialect coming from that country part. We can't indeed say what the genre of the movie is. The tragic moments are always colored with comedy, and we can claim the same conversely. The life of main protagonist had been changing since she slept with the well - digger. He left, she got pregnant and started bringing out a daughter. It 's not fun to have a child without a real husband in that social environment. The burden of past keeps following her in every moment, seems, wearing her out. The most of the movie was taken around the city Presov - in picturesque landscape , traditional village typical for that era and all this fact serves as a unique sight within past life. Well, as much as you wanna enjoy it. Life that seems to be simple isn't automatically truly simple.


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