Release Date: June 8th, 2001
PG-13|2 hr 3 min
This dramatic story of a hero against his will is set in a small Czech town occupied by German forces during the last years of the Second World War. Josef and Marie are a childless couple who yearn for a baby; unfortunately, he is sterile. One day they meet David, a young Jewish man and former neighbor recently escaped from a concentration camp, to whom they give refuge in their home.
Cast: Boleslav Polivka, Csongor Kassai, Jaroslav Dusek, Anna Siskova, Jiri Pecha, Martin Huba, Simona Stasová, Vladimir Marek
Director: Jan Hrebejk
Genres: Comedy drama
Distributors: Sony Pictures Classics