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Release Date: August 29th, 2008

R|1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary
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

Genres: War, Romance, Comedy

Production Co: Barrandov Studio, In Film Praha, TV Nova

Distributors: Sony Pictures Classics

Keywords: 1940s, Charming, Engaging, Fall, 1960s, Transformation, 1930s, Hotel

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