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Cosy Dens (1999)

Pelísky (original title)
Two families, Sebkovi and Krausovi, are celebrating christmas, but not everyone is in a good mood. Teenage kids think their fathers are totaly stupid, fathers are sure their children are ... See full summary »

Director:

Jan Hrebejk

Writers:

Petr Jarchovský, Petr Sabach (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Beran Michael Beran ... Michal
Miroslav Donutil ... Sebek
Simona Stasová ... Sebková
Kristýna Nováková ... Jindriska
Jirí Kodet ... Kraus
Eva Holubová ... Teacher
Emília Vásáryová ... Krausová
Bolek Polívka ... Uncle Václav
Jaroslav Dusek ... Sasa Maslan
Stella Zázvorková ... Grandmother
Jirí Krejcík ... Professor
Ondrej Brousek ... Elien
Silvie Koblízková Silvie Koblízková ... Uzlinka
Marek Javorský Marek Javorský ... Péta (as Marek Morvai Javorský)
Boris Hybner ... Magician
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Storyline

Two families, Sebkovi and Krausovi, are celebrating christmas, but not everyone is in a good mood. Teenage kids think their fathers are totaly stupid, fathers are sure their children are nothing more than rebels, hating anything they say. Written by Antonín <Handl(v.handl@iol.cz>

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Taglines:

One villa - two families - three generations.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Details

Official Sites:

Czech TV - Telexport

Country:

Czech Republic

Language:

Czech | Russian

Release Date:

8 April 1999 (Czech Republic) See more »

Also Known As:

Cosy Dens See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,227,953
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Most of the jokes used in the movie are based on Czech writer Petr Sabach's book "Hovno hori" ("Shit burns"). The book consists of various unconnected stories. See more »

Quotes

Uzlinka: Daddy! Russians have come!
Father Sebek: What? What? Tell them to wait, we will come in the moment.
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Connections

Referenced in Rozstrel: Ondrej Sokol (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Mrholí
Music by Karel Kopecký and Václav Hybs, lyrics by Jindrich Faktor
Performed by Waldemar Matuska
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Powerful and human drama
25 September 2000 | by OlhadoSee all my reviews

Watching this movie at the Wellington International Film Festival, surrounded by emotional ex-patriot Czechs is an experience I will always remember and treasure.

The film details life during the Prague Spring, leading up to the Russian invasion. The humor is very Czech, and splendidly so. The ending reminded me of exactly why the Politician is the lowest form of life on the planet.

Go see this movie wherever and whenever you can.


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