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In the former Czechoslovakia, 1950s, police captain Hakl investigates a jewelery robbery. An opened safe deposit leads to a known burglar. What seems an easy case soon starts to tangle. ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ivan Trojan ... Hakl
Sebastian Koch ... Zenke
Sona Norisová ... Jitka
Jirí Stepnicka ... Pánek
David Svehlík ... Beno
Marek Taclík ... Bares
Filip Antonio ... Tom
Martin Mysicka ... Jílek
Miroslav Krobot ... Kirsch
Halka Tresnáková Halka Tresnáková ... Tlumocnice
Simona Babcáková ... Zena z výzkumáku
Krystof Mucha ... Víta
Jaroslav Achab Haidler Jaroslav Achab Haidler ... Hubner
Richard Stanke ... Velitel STB
Norbert Lichý ... Janata
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In the former Czechoslovakia, 1950s, police captain Hakl investigates a jewelery robbery. An opened safe deposit leads to a known burglar. What seems an easy case soon starts to tangle. When he is called off the case, he continues on his own. The investigation leads him onto thin ice. Can he beat a stronger enemy and save his family and his own life? Written by Michal

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euro noir | czech noir | neo noir | See All (3) »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Polish | German | Czech

Release Date:

13 September 2012 (Czech Republic) See more »

Also Known As:

In the Shadow of the Horse See more »

Filming Locations:

Lódz, Lódzkie, Poland See more »

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CZK 70,000,000 (estimated)
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The official entry of Czech Republic to the Best Foreign Language Film at the 85th Academy Awards 2013. See more »

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Referenced in Na plovárne: Na plovárne s Janem Prusinovským (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Swan Lake
Written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Lyrics by Vladimir Begichev and Vasily Geltzer
Performed by the Symfonický orchestr Ceského Rozhlasu
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