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Po cem muzi touzi (What men want) Charismatic cynic Karel Kral (Jiri Langmajer) works as an editor-in-chief of Playboy magazine. He is a little bit chauvinist and sarcastic and all the women adore him. Unfortunately, one day his way of life goes off course. He gets fired, ex-wife and daughter (Andrea Hoffmannova and Sara Sandeva) make him upset again, his car is crashed and his job position gets a young woman (Tana Pauhofova). Karel solves problems like a man - together with his best friend Cestmir (Matej Hadek) he gets drunk and wishes to become a woman, because "the women...

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Director Vaclav Vorlicek died on 5. February 2019 of lung cancer at the age of 88 years. His fairy tale film Tri Orisky pro Popelku (Three Wishes for Cinderella) became a tradition of TV Christmas in the Czech Republic, through Germany to Norway. Vaclav Vorlicek is among the most successful Czech film directors and screenwriters. His most frequent collaborator was a writer and a screenwriter Milos Macourek. From 1951 to 1956 he studied directing at FAMU (film school). His graduate film was called Direktiva. He subsequently joined the Barrandov Film Studio as an assistant director. His first independent film was...

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It’s been already fifteen years since one of the most distinctive Czech actresses died. Helena Ruzickova (†67) starred in many Czech films, including famous trilogies about Homolka family and Slunce, seno, ... Her appearance and the way of acting predetermined her for comedy roles, but during her career she proved her versatile talent. She was an everlasting optimist, who entertained and was supporting others even during her fight with cancer. Helena Ruzickova, born Malkova, was born in 1936 and died on 4th January 2004. She is one of the best and well known Czech actresses. She started as a choreographer...

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