Country: Czech Republic
Franta Louka is a concert cellist in Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia. Having lost his job in the orchestra, he makes ends meet by playing at funerals. His friend, the grave-digger, suggests a scheme for making a lot of money by marrying a Russian woman so that she can get her Czech papers, he reluctantly agrees. She takes advantage of the situation to emigrate to West Germany, to her lover; and leaves her 5 y/o son with his grandmother; when the grandmother dies, Kolya comes to live with Louka.
- Won 1997 Foreign Language Oscar
- Andrei Chalimon
- Zdenek Sverák
11 member reviews/ratings for this MovieAverage Rating: (8.73 / 10)
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A good movie, great acting and very funny at times.My Movie Rating: 9 / 10
I got movie on dvd and like it very much. Boy really love old man and it is good film. It make me feel good to see movie like this.My Movie Rating: 9 / 10
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