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A young Czechoslovakian boy and the German shepherd that loves him - set during the Nazi occupation.

Director:

Frantisek Vlácil

Writers:

Kamil Pixa (screenplay), Jan Stibral (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Michal Vavrusa Michal Vavrusa ... Frantisek
Jana Hlavácková Jana Hlavácková ... Kalasová - Frantisek's mother
Karel Chromík Karel Chromík ... Kalas - Frantisek's father
Vladimir Jedenáctik Vladimir Jedenáctik ... Keeper
Karel Hábl ... SS Officer
Borivoj Navrátil ... Gestapo
Mirek Pechar Mirek Pechar ... Driver
Jaroslav Toms Jaroslav Toms ... SS Officer (as J. Toms)
Pavel Jiras Pavel Jiras ... Trainman
Jan Hrusínský ... Village boy
Milan Jonás Milan Jonás ... Engineer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ivo Hepner Ivo Hepner ... SS Officer
Petr Holcer Petr Holcer ... NCO Schupo
Zdenek Kryzánek ... Keeper (voice)
Milan Rabas Milan Rabas ... Policeman
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A young Czechoslovakian boy and the German shepherd that loves him - set during the Nazi occupation.

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Country:

Czechoslovakia

Language:

Czech

Release Date:

1 November 1975 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Filming Locations:

Rabí castle, Czech Republic

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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