Zelary Poster

Release Date: October 4th, 2004

R|2 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
Two lovers -- a nurse named Eliska (Anna Geislerová) and a surgeon, Richard (Ivan Trojan) -- join the resistance in Czechoslovakia during World War II. When they are discovered, the couple must separate and hide. Joza (György Cserhalmi), one of Eliska's patients, agrees to take her to an isolated cabin in the small mountain village of Zelary until she can reunite with Richard. But Eliska and Joza end up living together for two years and take on the persona of husband and wife.

Cast: Anna Geislerová, György Cserhalmi, Jaroslava Adamová, Miroslav Donutil, Jaroslav Dusek, Iva Bittová, Ivan Trojan, Jan Hrusínský

Director: Ondrej Trojan

Genres: Romance, Drama, War

Production Co: Czech TV, ALEF Film & Media Group, Barrandov Studio

Distributors: Sony Pictures Classics

Keywords: Escape, Emotional, Hospital, Sacrifice, Passionate, 1940s, Police officer, Forbidden love, Brooding

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Nominated Foreign Language Film