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The Assassination (1965)

Atentát (original title)
The assasination of Heydrich in Prague during WWII.

Director:

Jirí Sequens (as Sequens)

Writers:

Miloslav Fábera (as Fábera), Kamil Pixa (as Pixa) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Radoslav Brzobohatý ... Adolf Opálka alias nadporucík Král (as Brzobohatý)
Rudolf Jelínek ... Jan Kubis alias rosmistr. Strnad (as Jelínek)
Ladislav Mrkvicka ... Josef Gabcík alias rosmistr Vyskocil (as Mrkvicka)
Ludek Munzar ... nadporucík Sedlák (as Munzar)
Jirí Kodet ... rosmistr Tousek (as Kodet)
Josef Vinklár ... rotný Karel Vrbas (as Vinklár)
Siegfried Loyda ... Reinhard Heydrich (as Loyda)
Harry Studt ... Admirál Canaris (as Studt)
Wolf Goette Wolf Goette ... esesák Jacobi (as Goette)
Gerhard Rachold Gerhard Rachold ... SS-Sturmbannführer Görke (as Rachold)
Harald Halgardt Harald Halgardt ... (as Halgardt)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vlastimil Canek Vlastimil Canek ... rotmistr Zelinka (as Canek)
Eduard Dubský ... plukovnik Horst (as Dubský)
Jaroslav Dufek ... rotmistr Tolar (as Dufek)
Ivan Foustka Ivan Foustka ... gestapák Pawlitz (as Foustka)
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Storyline

It is autumn 1941. Acting Reichsprotector Reinhard Heydrich has taken up his position in the occupied Czech lands and Moravia. His old rival from the Nazi supremoes, Admiral Canaris, objects to Heydrich's cruelty, which raises great hatred everywhere he goes. Meanwhile, selected Czechoslovak soldiers undergo paratrooper training in Great Britain; the soldiers are then to be dropped into Czech territory to support the local resistance. Several groups of well-trained men will soon see their homeland. Written by NFA.cz

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Connections

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Soundtracks

Hospoda kdesi v Anglii (There's Tavern In The Town)
Traditional, lyrics by Jirí Voldán
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Country:

Czechoslovakia

Language:

Czech

Release Date:

20 August 1965 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Also Known As:

The Assassination See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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