Original name: Tmavomodrý svět
Genre: War, Drama, Action, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, Denmark, Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Lt. Franta Slama is a top pilot in the Czech Air Force who is assigned to train a promising young flier, Karel Vojtisek, and they soon become friends. When Nazi Germany invades Czechoslovakia in 1939, they both reject the authority of their new leaders and escape to England where they join other Czech exiles in the RAF. While flying a mission over England, Karel crash lands and happens upon the farmhouse of Susan, a young woman whose husband is in the Navy. Karel soon falls head over heels for Susan but, while they enjoy a brief fling, in time Susan decides she prefers the company of the older and more worldly Franta. As Franta and Karel struggle to maintain their friendship despite their romantic rivalry.
sentimental, captivating, serious, realistic, sincere, breathtaking, gloomy, touching, harsh, dramatic ...
friendship, war, romance, culture clash, aviation, sacrifice, nazi, betrayal, prison, soldier, wartime, death, nazis, young heroes, courage, german, mentor, brutality, battle zone, love triangle, unlikely friendships, ethnic conflict, storytelling, village, finnish ...
20th century, year 1939, 1940s
england, poland, germany, europe, spain, tokyo, central europe ...