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Autumn Spring (2001)

Babí léto (original title)
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Terminal prankster Frantisek Hána refuses to grow up and take certain responsibilities, despite his wife Emilie's constant badgering to do so. Even faced with his own looming death and an ... See full summary »

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Jirí Hubac (story), Jirí Hubac (screenplay)
9 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vlastimil Brodský ... Frantisek Hána
Stella Zázvorková ... Emílie Hánová
Stanislav Zindulka ... Eda
Ondrej Vetchý ... Jára Hána
Petra Spalková ... Králová
Jirí Lábus ... Estate agent
Zita Kabátová ... Maruska Grulichová
Katerina Pindejová Katerina Pindejová ... Judge
Lubomír Kostelka ... Vondrácek
Juraj Johanides Juraj Johanides ... Dr. Rysavý
Zuzana Fialová ... Erna
Simona Stasová ... Marcela
Magdalena Sidonová Magdalena Sidonová ... Marcela
Vlastimil Zavrel ... Hlavatý
Martin Sitta Martin Sitta ... Král
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Storyline

Terminal prankster Frantisek Hána refuses to grow up and take certain responsibilities, despite his wife Emilie's constant badgering to do so. Even faced with his own looming death and an ungrateful son who wants to whisk his parents off to the old folks' home, Frantisek's wit won't quit as he vies to live until he dies. Written by Anonymous

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A comedy for the ages.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Czech Republic

Language:

Czech | Slovak

Release Date:

27 September 2001 (Czech Republic) See more »

Also Known As:

Autumn Spring See more »

Filming Locations:

Prague, Czech Republic

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,046, 24 August 2003

Gross USA:

$96,269

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$333,117
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Quotes

[first lines]
Frantisek Hána: [upon visiting a mansion] Very shabby.
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Crazy Credits

A matter of seconds after the credits start, a new scene is shown as the credits roll over them. The theme of the movie is restated with powerful imagery. (As viewed with the DVD distributed in North America.) See more »

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Funny,moving portrait of an aging rascal
9 April 2002 | by bdots48See all my reviews

This film just won the best film award at the Cleveland International Film Festival. It's American title apparently is Autumn Spring. The acting is superb. The story takes you into the life of an elderly man who takes what life deals him and spikes it up a little bit. Abetted by his best friend (and partner in not-so-serious crime) he puts people on at every opportunity but still often reveals his heart of gold. His longsuffering wife has come to her wits end and makes a life-changing decision which is heartbreaking to watch. The resolution of the story is beautiful.


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