Release Date: August 29th, 2008
R|1 hr 58 min
After serving 15 years in a Czechoslovakian prison, Jan Díte; (Ivan Barnev) looks back on his life as an aspiring millionaire. As a young man, Jan comes to believe that wealth and prestige are the ultimate source of happiness. He works his way up from a lowly train attendant to a series of jobs in prominent hotels with wealthy guests. While in constant pursuit of money, Jan has a string of affairs and a relationship with a fanatical Nazi that lead him towards temptation and social ruin.
Cast: Ivan Barnev, Oldrich Kaiser, Julia Jentsch, Martin Huba, Marián Labuda, Milan Lasica, Zuzana Fialova, Josef Abrham
Director: Jirí Menzel
Production Co: Barrandov Studio, In Film Praha, TV Nova
Distributors: Sony Pictures Classics