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Before This Night Is Over (1966)

Kým sa skoncí táto noc (original title)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jana Gýrová Jana Gýrová ... Olga
Jitka Zelenohorská Jitka Zelenohorská ... Mira
Stano Danciak Stano Danciak ... Kvetinka
Marián Labuda ... Milos
Július Pántik Július Pántik ... Baláz
Valentina Thielová ... barmanka Betka
Vladimír Durdík Vladimír Durdík ... Pavol Holub
Erna Suchánová Erna Suchánová ... Holubová
Viliam Polónyi Viliam Polónyi ... Kravárik
Ernest Kostelník Ernest Kostelník ... císník Palko
Eduard Pavlícek Eduard Pavlícek ... Kunert
Gejza Maráky Gejza Maráky ... Host v baru
Juraj Král Juraj Král ... Host v baru
Michal Belák Michal Belák ... Vedoucí baru
Arnold Jakub Frano Arnold Jakub Frano ... Vrátný (as Arnold J. Frano)
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Country:

Czechoslovakia

Language:

Slovak | German

Release Date:

25 March 1966 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Also Known As:

Before This Night Is Over See more »

Filming Locations:

Nový Smokovec, Slovakia See more »

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Before this Night is Over...
2 June 2019 | by manfromplanetxSee all my reviews

An exceptional film from Peter Solan places us amid the relationships the interactions playing out between a handful patrons and the employees of a trendy Slovak nightclub. Overt the course of just one evening this confined setting film is a clever and brilliant psychological study. Wonderfully innovative & improvisational filmmaking, having no substantial plot the film is however totally engaging from start to finish. With great emotional depth the complexities of social interaction of our human psyche are thoughtfully portrayed building an incisive engrossing drama . A terrific cast of characters are accompanied with a swing band and dancing girls who keep the patrons entertained throughout, Masterly crafted from the director & crew, Kým sa skoncí táto noc is vibrant universally appealing an outstanding highlight of mid 60s Czech New Wave... Highly Recommended !!


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