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Riders in the Sky
Original name: Nebeští jezdci
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This movie is realistic and even crude, and maybe that is the reason, why it's so impressive. Instead of romantic (nearly melodramatic) scenes, incorporated to the Sverak's "Tmavomodry svet" (Dark Blue World) it offers stories from ordinary, cruel life of Czech pilots in Great Britain. And it's even more deeper. The final scene with two soldiers - Czech and German, which are not enemies more, when the both men are facing their destiny in despair... Some of the most haunting moments includes also story of soldier, which received serious face injury and now must try to reconcile himself... The main storyline follows the story of two young Czech pilots - Student (falling to an unhappy romance with British radio-operator) and Prcek, both excellently acted (by remarkable talents Jiri Bednar and Jiri Hrzan).
Plot: czech abroad, czech history, poaching, jockey, hospital room, english countryside, male friendship, british history, european history, air raid, dance, disfigurement, pilot, bomber, suicide by hanging, sea, german, pub, hospital, suicide, truck, funeral, friendship between men, world war two, dog ...
Place: czechoslovakia, england
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