About

The movie's main storyline follows the life of Otík, a mentally retarded young man, in a tight-knit village community. The sweet-tempered Otík works as an assistant truck driver with Mr. Pávek, his older colleague and practical-minded neighbor. Pávek's family takes care of Otík, whose parents are dead. However, the two coworkers become at odds over Otík's inability to perform even the simplest tas...

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Directed by

Jiří Menzel

Written by

Zdeněk Svěrák (Screenplay)

Runtime

98 minutes

Country

Czech Republic

Language

Czech

Cast

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film