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How to Pull Out a Whale's Tooth (1977)

Jak vytrhnout velrybe stolicku (original title)
A family comedy about a venturesome schoolboy Vasek and his search for his father, supposed to have perished during a mountaineering expedition in the Himalayas. The story confronts the ... See full summary »
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Credited cast:
Jana Preissová ... Anna Bendová
Tomás Holý ... Vasek Benda
Frantisek Nemec ... Lubos Rychman
Vlastimil Harapes ... Jindrich
Jana Dítetová ... Babicka, zdravotní sestra
Blanka Waleská ... Karla
Gabriela Vránová ... Ucitelka
Petr Kostka ... Ridic mlékarenského vozu
Stella Zázvorková ... Kostymérka
Mirek Vydlák Mirek Vydlák ... Spoluzák
Robert Vrchota Robert Vrchota ... Recepní
Viktor Maurer ... Inspicient
Jaroslav Hovorka Jaroslav Hovorka
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Josef Karlík ... Grandfather
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A family comedy about a venturesome schoolboy Vasek and his search for his father, supposed to have perished during a mountaineering expedition in the Himalayas. The story confronts the adult world with that of the boy, his dreams and desires - a world which simply refuses to accept things that goes against his ideas of what's good and fair - Till the moment when one day during holidays, Vasek introduces Lubos, a brave member of the mountain rescue service, to his Mum. Written by Ceskatelevize.cz

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Family movie for rainy Sunday afternoons
9 July 2005 | by obsazeny-czSee all my reviews

She is a ballet dancer living with her 8 years old son with no husband. Hardly to catch up with the speed of life and care of her son. He is mountain rescue leader. They meet on so much desired vacation in the mountains while she is the only one to know that he is the father of the boy. She has to leave the boy with man for two days and ...

well, this sound pretty much like a drama, but it is not. It is more of a family comedy for rainy afternoons. This movie stands on a talent of the small boy, played by Tomas Holy, who accompanied by the verbal humour, is unbeatable. I am not sure if this was ever translated, but if you find a copy in your language, do not hesitate.


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Czechoslovakia

Language:

Czech

Release Date:

24 December 1977 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Also Known As:

Ako vytrhnúť veľrybe stoličku See more »

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