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Rudý kapitán (2016)

Hot summer of year 1992. The world has seen the Communist Regime fall but the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia has still legitimate power. This is what happens to detective Richard Krauz (... See full summary »

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Michal Kollar

Writers:

Dominik Dán (novel), Michal Kollar (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Maciej Stuhr ... lt. Richard Krauz
Oldrich Kaiser ... Vlastimil Miloucký AKA Red Captain
Marián Geisberg ... cpt. Eduard Burger
Martin Finger ... Ivan Canis
Zuzana Krónerová ... Marika Kovacicová-Malachovská
Michal Suchánek ... mjr. Raninec
Ladislav Chudík ... Janetka
Helena Krajciová ... Sylvia Krauzová
Timka Csiziová Timka Csiziová ... Laura Krauzová
Mário Kubec ... Volák
Jan Vlasák ... bishop Jastrab
Attila Mokos Attila Mokos ... cpt. Mayor
Peter Bartak Peter Bartak ... 1lt. Oto Hanzel
Michal Duris Michal Duris ... Stríbro
Peter Simun Peter Simun ... MUDr. Lengyel
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Storyline

Hot summer of year 1992. The world has seen the Communist Regime fall but the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia has still legitimate power. This is what happens to detective Richard Krauz (played by Maciej Stuhr, the son of legendary Polish actor Jerzy Stuhr), when he is handed a case of a mysterious body, found in the course of the reconstruction of a cemetery. The body has a nail stuck in its skull, indicating the person did not go silently into the night. Richard wants to keep it ethical, but once he discovers that communist secret police was behind the torturing and the particular body is a sexton, related to a history of blackmailing crimes committed on priests, he soon finds himself on a slippery slope as the trail leads to an expert on interrogations within the communist secret police, the so-called "Red Captain". Written by Maria Reinup

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Official Sites:

Official Facebook (Slovak)

Language:

Czech | Slovak

Release Date:

10 March 2016 (Czech Republic) See more »

Also Known As:

The Red Captain See more »

Filming Locations:

Bratislava, Slovakia See more »

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Budget:

CZK 55,000,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

MD4 See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The writer of the book, upon which the film is based, Dominika Dán was once during production walking with his wife around a car where one of the actors was sitting with his bloody nose. Dán pointed out, that he remembers getting injured like that while working as a police officer. No one on set actually knew, that it is him as he rarely shows his face and uses Dominika Dán as his pseudonym. See more »

Alternate Versions

Polish cut is shorter by 1 minutes See more »

Connections

Referenced in Výzva: Zuzana Kronerová (2017) See more »

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