Old-Timers

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Director:Martin Dušek, Ondřej Provazník
Cast:Jiří Schmitzer, Ladislav Mrkvička, Dušan Kaprálik, Milena Steinmasslová
Premiere:9. April 2020
Length:85 minutes
Genre:Drama

Old-Timers

Staříci; Martin Dušek,Ondřej Provazník, 2019, versions: OR,ES, languages: ces

Director: Martin Dušek, Ondřej Provazník • Cast: Jiří Schmitzer, Ladislav Mrkvička, Dušan Kaprálik, Milena Steinmasslová, Michal Suchánek, Pavel Batěk

Vlastimil – emigrant, war veteran, former political prisoner, almost 90-years-old and wheelchair-bound – arrives at Prague airport from Oregon, USA. His old friend from the anti-communist movement, Antonín, awaits to greet him. He soon learns that Vlastimil has returned to Czechia to complete his life’s last mission of – to track down and kill Václav Mráz, a communist prosecutor whom the post-revolutionary judiciary system either could not or did not want to convict of his 1950s crimes. Vlastimil talks Antonín into helping him by borrowing his grandson’s caravan and making some adjustments to give Vlastimil better mobility. They embark on a demanding journey driven by revenge. – The story is loosely based on Karel Vaš, a communist criminal prosecutor, as well as real events from the turn of the millennium.

Length: 85 min

Year: 2019
Local premiere date: 9. April 2020

Country of origin:

  • Czech Republic
  • Slovakia

Language version:

OR - Original version (czech)
ES - English subtitles

Director: Martin Dušek, Ondřej Provazník • Cast: Jiří Schmitzer, Ladislav Mrkvička, Dušan Kaprálik, Milena Steinmasslová, Michal Suchánek, Pavel Batěk

Vlastimil – emigrant, war veteran, former political prisoner, almost 90-years-old and wheelchair-bound – arrives at Prague airport from Oregon, USA. His old friend from the anti-communist movement, Antonín, awaits to greet him. He soon learns that Vlastimil has returned to Czechia to complete his life’s last mission of – to track down and kill Václav Mráz, a communist prosecutor whom the post-revolutionary judiciary system either could not or did not want to convict of his 1950s crimes. Vlastimil talks Antonín into helping him by borrowing his grandson’s caravan and making some adjustments to give Vlastimil better mobility. They embark on a demanding journey driven by revenge. – The story is loosely based on Karel Vaš, a communist criminal prosecutor, as well as real events from the turn of the millennium.

Year: 2019
Local premiere date: 9. April 2020

Country of origin:

  • Czech Republic
  • Slovakia

Language version:

OR - Original version (czech)
ES - English subtitles


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