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The story of Milada Horáková, democratic pre-WW2 Czech politician first arrested and tried by the Nazis during the War and then the post-war Communist government for her refusal to cease her opposition activity and leave the country.

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David Mrnka
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Ayelet Zurer ... Milada Horáková
Robert Gant ... Bohuslav Horák
Daniel Rchichev Daniel Rchichev ... Jana Horáková Age 6
Karina Rchichev Karina Rchichev ... Jana Horáková Age 13
Tatjana Medvecká ... Jana Horáková Age 57
Vica Kerekes ... Milada's Sister
Igor Orozovic ... Sister's Husband
Jaromír Dulava ... Milada's Father
Alena Mihulová ... Maruska - Horák's Housemaid
Vladimír Javorský ... Alois Schmidt
Marian Mitas ... Karel Sváb
Anna Geislerová ... Ludmila Brozová-Polednová
Ivana Chýlková ... Milada's Cellmate
Dagmar Bláhová ... Frantiska Plamínková (as Dasha Blahova)
Jitka Smutná ... Anezka Hodinová-Spurná
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The story of Milada Horáková, democratic pre-WW2 Czech politician first arrested and tried by the Nazis during the War and then the post-war Communist government for her refusal to cease her opposition activity and leave the country.

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She fought for her country's freedom at the cost of her own.


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Czech Republic | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 November 2017 (Czech Republic) See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Kate Winslet, Vera Farmiga and Maggie Gyllenhaal turned down the part of Milada Horáková, eventually played by Ayelet Zurer. See more »

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Version of Zitra se bude (2010) See more »

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End Credits (Milada)
written by Ales Brezina
performed by Prague Metropolitan Orchestra, conducted by David Svec
Courtesy of LVEntertainment ©2017
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Confusing plot, not well presented
8 May 2018 | by yvonne-30271See all my reviews

I watched this movie because my heritage is Czech and I wanted to learn more about Czech history during the early years of communism. I have family that lives on the street that had been renamed after 1990 to honor this woman, so I wanted to learn more about her. I did know how roughly what her fate was before I started watching the movie. I was greatly disappointed. First, I did not understand why everyone spoke with a thick accent. The people would have spoken Czech and they surely did not have thick accents in their native language. So the accents were inappropriate under the circumstances and annoying and distracting.The movie seemed to be pretty faithful to what I imagine was period imagery in then-Czechoslovakia. However, the soul of the film was missing. It showed what happened but never ever WHY. I had to go to Wikipedia to read about Milada Horakova to learn something about her, and not even that answered why she was arrested both by the Germans and then the communists, when she was a very left-wing person herself. The only thing I will remember is that this woman did not care about her husband or her child, she repeatedly placed them in danger and was selfish enough to dump her whole family on her younger sister. At least that's the impression I got from the movie. I had absolutely no idea what exactly Milada did or said to end up so persecuted. I also had no idea, based on watching the movie, why notable personages of the day would have cared about her fate and appealed on her behalf. So all in all, the movie was a huge disappointment - I really don't know any more about Milada Horakova after watching the movie than I did before.


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