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The film Trabant: There and Back Again definitely proves that there is no need for expensive off-road vehicles to travel around the world and experience one of the most touching returns.  The great journey around the world ends! This was the last journey, which closes the travels of yellow Trabant cars across continents in a great style. There is no woman on the team this time. The wandering of pack of men with their leader, Dan Priban, often goes wild. This yellow circus goes home from India. The expedition overcomes the Himalayas and dictatorships, breaks altitude records and also flees...

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Zeny v behu/Women on the Run/Jogging for Love  Vera (Zlata Adamovska) had a wonderful life with her husband Jindrich. She is determined to fulfill his last wish - to run a marathon! This emancipated and vigorous mother of three daughters sees no problem with it. They simply divide the route into four parts and cover the more than 42 kilometers as a family relay-race. Although none of them has run a meter yet and there are only three months remaining until the start, but coach Vojta (Vladimir Polivka) has prepared a great fitness plan. Let’s get started.  Nevertheless, the daughters...

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2019, Czech Famous Actors -

Last week after singer Karel Gott passed away, Czech culture has been hit by another unfortunate event. Vlasta Chramostova, a film actress, a signatory of Charter 77 and a longtime member of the National Theater, died on Sunday, October 6 , at the age of 92.  She is known for her roles in films such as The Cremator/Spalovac mrtvol or Havel’s Leaving/Odchazeni. "I have lived three lives - acting, dissident and return time," she summed up her fate recently. Vlasta Chramostova was well known to the public mainly for film The Cremator/Spalovac mrtvol or Sekal Has to Die/Je treba zabit Sekala. She...

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2019, Czech Famous Actors -

The most famous Czech pop music singer Karel Gott died at the age 80 yesterday before midnight, October 1.  In more than fifty years of his career, he has released three hundred records and sang about a thousand songs. His name became a term not only in the Czech Republic, but also abroad. Besides singing, Karel Gott also starred in films: No Czech singer avoided filming, Karel Gott as the most successful of them was, of course, no exception. Karel Gott first starred in the film IF A THOUSAND CLARINETS/KDYBY TISIC KLARINETU (1964), where he appeared as a singer Benjamin alongside...

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2019, Czech Film History -

Erotikon closes director Machaty's extraordinarily intense creative period of 1926-1929, when he managed to finish three high-quality films. The attractive "international" name of the movie and international cast, led by experienced Olaf Fjord and 21-year-old Ita Rina, who were brought from Berlin by the director, were supposed to support a planned appreciation of Erotikon abroad. However, the most significant contribution to the film's future success was the talented cameraman Vaclav Vich, who was able to fulfill Machaty's demanding vision of the visual form of the work.  The premiere took place in Carlsbad (Karlovy Vary). The Prague premiere was on January...

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