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Christian (1939)

Kristian (original title)
Alois Novák (Oldrich Nový), a minor clerk in a travel agency and the husband of a dowdy housewife Marenka (Natasa Gollová), lives a run-of-the-mill, dull life. In his soul, however, there ... See full summary »

Director:

Martin Fric (as M. Fric)

Writers:

Eduard Simácek (screenplay) (as E. Simacek), Josef Gruss (screenplay) (as J. Gruss)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Oldrich Nový ... Alois 'Kristián' Novák
Natasa Gollová ... Marenka Nováková
Raoul Schránil ... Fred
Bedrich Veverka ... Petr
Adina Mandlová ... Zuzana Rendlová - Fred's fiancée
Jára Kohout ... Josef Novotný - official travel agency
Anna Steimarová Anna Steimarová ... Marenka's aunt (as A. Stelmarova)
Jaroslav Marvan ... Král - Travel agency manager
Cenek Slégl ... Dandy with hanky
Josef Belský ... Orient bar manager
Frantisek Paul ... Robert - waiter
Jan W. Speerger Jan W. Speerger ... Barman
Asa Vasátková Asa Vasátková ... Lída - cloakroom attendant
Václav Mlckovský Václav Mlckovský ... Doorman at the bar
Miroslava Hromková Miroslava Hromková ... Bartender
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Storyline

Alois Novák (Oldrich Nový), a minor clerk in a travel agency and the husband of a dowdy housewife Marenka (Natasa Gollová), lives a run-of-the-mill, dull life. In his soul, however, there resides an inextinguishable desire for adventure. And so once a month he poses as a playboy. As the mysterious and wealthy Mr. Kristian he goes to the exclusive Orient Bar where he does not skimp on generous tips and where he platonic-ally seduces beautiful and elegant women. In the salon he speaks of love and the magnificence of exotic lands, which he has supposedly come to know on his wanderings abroad. In reality he has read all of this in the travel agency's brochures. Written by NFA.cz

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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Country:

Czechoslovakia

Language:

Czech

Release Date:

8 September 1939 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Also Known As:

Christian See more »

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Budget:

CZK675,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This film was shot in 23 days. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Dokonalý svet: Musís se víc snazit (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Jen pro ten dnesní den
Music by Slava Eman Novácek
Lyrics by Josef Gruss
Performed by Oldrich Nový
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