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Stestí (2005)

Three young adults in Most sort out feelings and responsibilities: Monika's boyfriend has left for the States, her mother wants her to join him there, and if the invitation does come, what ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tatiana Vilhelmová ... Monika
Pavel Liska ... Toník
Anna Geislerová ... Dasha
Marek Daniel ... Jára
Zuzana Krónerová ... Teta
Simona Stasová ... Soucková
Bolek Polívka ... Soucek
Martin Huba ... Tati
David Dolnik David Dolnik ... Jiri
Marie Ludvíková ... Heli
Vanda Hybnerová ... Zenuska
Lucie Vackárová Lucie Vackárová ... Milenka
Josef Polásek ... Kolotocár
Hanus Bor ... Lekár
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Three young adults in Most sort out feelings and responsibilities: Monika's boyfriend has left for the States, her mother wants her to join him there, and if the invitation does come, what should she do? Toník is a nice guy, his love for Moni is unrequited. He's trying to rebuild his family's crumbling house; a nearby factory has made an offer to buy the land. With Moni, he watches out for the two young sons of Dasha, their friend who's in a hopeless long-term affair with a married man: Dasha is at once unstable, unrealistic, neglectful of her boys, and cruel to those who help. For whom is this something like happiness? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Country:

Czech Republic | Germany

Language:

Czech

Release Date:

15 September 2005 (Czech Republic) See more »

Also Known As:

Something Like Happiness See more »

Filming Locations:

Most, Czech Republic

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

CZK 2,437,904 (Czech Republic), 22 September 2005, Limited Release
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Ceská Televize,Arte,Negativ See more »
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Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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Czech Republic's official submission to 78th Academy Award's Foreign Language in 2006. See more »

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Underrated, Life-Affirming Gem From The Czech Republic
11 February 2018 | by gogoschka-1See all my reviews

This is one of those rare movies about life which simply makes you appreciate the human experience. It's funny, warm, sad and touching all at the same time, and something about it just rings true. It's a film about ordinary people who struggle with their lives in the city but find new hope - and new challenges - when they start renovating a run-down farm in the countryside. Beautiful and life-affirming. 8 stars out of 10.

In case you're interested in more underrated masterpieces, here's some of my favorites:

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