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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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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Referenced in Výzva: Anna Geislerová (2018) See more »

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String Quartet F Major No.12
American" op.96"
written by Antonín Dvorák
performed by Kamila Hesová, Dmitrij Vecer, Klára Fajfrová and Matej Capek
Courtesy of LVEntertainment ©2017
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Excellent overview
19 September 2018 | by michaelobarSee all my reviews

I watched this movie because so many friends, young and old, who live in Prague and Plzen highly recommended it to me. Before watching the movie, the o my thing I knew about Milada was that she was a heroic woman who was outspoken against communism. So, I didn't have much to go on, and I decided to not research her prior to the movie - watching strictly on the high recommendations from my Czech friends.

Without knowing much about her, I can confidently say the movie leaves out so much of Milada's story. However, it would be very difficult to make such a movie without it being at least 8 hours long. That said, I would say that this movie is as much about the era surrounding Milada and the principles on which she stood than it was about her.

The historical subtleties stirs me to do more research about Milada Horakova as well as her husband, Bohuslav Horak.

I do think it would be great if the BBC would do a mini-series as a compliment to this movie.


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