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Larks on a String (Skrivánci na niti) (1990)

Larks on a String
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7.6 IMDB rating
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Vlastimil Brodský Vlastimil Brodský
Václav Neckár Václav Neckár
Pavel Hvezdár
Jaroslav Satoranský Jaroslav Satoranský
Guard Andel
Vladimír Smeral Vladimír Smeral
Ferdinand Kruta Ferdinand Kruta
Frantisek Rehák Frantisek Rehák

Written by
Bohumil Hrabal Bohumil Hrabal
novel Inzerát na dum, ve kterém uz nechci bydlet


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Description: Prague in the early 1950's. Bourgeois elements are being re-educated by working in a scrapyard full of the detritus of industrial society. The volunteer workers comprise a professor of literature, a public prosecutor, a dairyman, a saxophonist, a barber, and a young cook. Also working in the yard are a number of female prisoners serving a year for trying to defect... A camera crew arrives with potted plants and other props. An idyllic scene is created; the prisoners star briefly in a pro-North Korean newsreel before going back to work... The volunteers are striking because the scrapyard work quotas have risen without consultatio ... (more)
Release date: 1 February 1990
Tags: Communism (3), Satire (3), Political (3), Drama (3), Comedy (3), Czech (3), 1960s (2), {czech 06} (1), Typewriter (1), Black Comedy (1), Librarian (1), Bride And Groom (1), Hotelier (1), Gypsy (1), Marriage (1), Jew (1), Milkman (1), Based On Novel (1), Film Director (1), Crucifix (1)
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