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Sílene smutná princezna (1968)

This is a witty and charming, Pop-Art fairytale featuring Czechoslovak popular cultural icons. Then-20-year-old composer Jan Hammer after the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia immigrated ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Helena Vondrácková ... Princezna Helena
Václav Neckár ... Princ Václav
Bohus Záhorský ... král Dobromysl recený Veselý (as Bohumil Záhorský)
Jaroslav Marvan ... král Jindrich
Josef Kemr ... Iks
Darek Vostrel Darek Vostrel ... Ypsilon
Frantisek Dibarbora Frantisek Dibarbora ... Kat
Oldrich Dedek Oldrich Dedek ... Kokoska
Stella Zázvorková ... Chuva
Branislav Koren Branislav Koren ... Janek (as Bronislav Koren)
Ondrej Jariabek Ondrej Jariabek ... voják Václav
Jozef Kuchár Jozef Kuchár ... voják Josef (as Josef Kuchár)
Karel Effa ... Nápadník
Antonín Jedlicka Antonín Jedlicka ... Nápadník
Bohuslav Kupsovsky Bohuslav Kupsovsky ... Dvoran (as Bohuslav Kupsovský)
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Storyline

This is a witty and charming, Pop-Art fairytale featuring Czechoslovak popular cultural icons. Then-20-year-old composer Jan Hammer after the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia immigrated to the US where he continued composing. The female star Helena Vondrácková became the most applauded diva of the Czechoslovak official pop-music scene. In communist Czechoslovakia the talented filmmakers took refuge from politically problematic films in the genre of fairy-tales, which became extremely celebrated and well known in the Eastern block. Written by Gulsen Gecim

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Country:

Czechoslovakia

Language:

Czech

Release Date:

7 June 1968 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Also Known As:

A nagyon szomorú hercegnő See more »

Filming Locations:

Bojnice, Slovakia

Company Credits

Production Co:

Filmové studio Barrandov See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Rudolf Deyl was director's first choice for the part of king Dobromysl. However, Deyl suddenly died before shooting, and Bohus Záhorský was cast instead. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Rozstrel: Jan Cina (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Znám jednu starou zahradu
Music by Jan Hammer
Lyrics by Ivo Fischer
Performed by Václav Neckár and Helena Vondrácková
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