Movies like I, Distressing God

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I, Distressing God
Original name: Já, truchlivý Bůh
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Adolf (Miloš Kopecký), the irresistible seducer of women, is fond of Janicka (Hana Lelitová), a novice opera singer. The girl, however, prefers famous men and Adolf thus does not have a single chance with her. One day in a hospital, he meets a Greek partisan named Apostolek (Pavel Landovský) who impresses him with his spontaneity and ease in solving all problems, especially those with women. Adolf has an idea for a revenge. He makes Apostolek familiar with social manners, dresses him after the latest fashion and introduces him to Janicka as a Greek conductor. Janicka instantly falls in love with the made-up composer and Apostolek does no better.
Plot: comedy of manners, fake identity, greek, hospital, joke, sex
Place: czechoslovakia

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