About

After a fictitious marriage with a Russian emigrant, Cellisten Louka, a Czech man, must suddenly take responsibility for her son. However, it’s not long before the communication barrier is broken between the two new family members.

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Directed by

Jan Svěrák

Written by

Zdeněk Svěrák (Screenplay)
Pavel Taussig (Story)

Runtime

105 minutes

Country

United Kingdom, France, Czech Republic

Language

Czech

Cast

Keywords

friendship parent child relationship teacher escape funeral language barrier concert best friend revolution single father communism musician despair prague, czech republic fictitious marriage child political instability socialism father figure cello crematorium cellist ban from profession understanding trabant responsibility czech republic