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Krakatit (1948)

110 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

After an accidental explosion in the lab, its inventor slips in and out of dream-like hallucinations, realizing that he had given the formula to one of his colleagues, whom he tries to stop before it is too late.
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Writers
Karel Capek (novel "Krakatit") | Otakar Vávra (screenplay) | Jaroslav Vávra (screenplay)
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Updated Apr 9, 1948

Release date
Apr 28, 1951 (United States)

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25 cast members
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Karel Höger
Prokop Prokop   See fewer
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Florence Marly
Princess Wilhelmina Hagen Princess Wilhelmina Hagen   See fewer
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Jirí Plachý
D'Hemon (Daimon) D'Hemon (Daimon)   See fewer
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Natasa Tanská
Anci Tomes Anci Tomes   See fewer
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Frantisek Smolík
Dr. Tomes Dr. Tomes   See fewer
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Miroslav Homola
Jiri Tomes Jiri Tomes   See fewer
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Vlasta Fabiánová
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Jaroslav Prucha
Old Mail Carrier Old Mail Carrier   See fewer
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Jirina Petrovická
The Nurse (framing sequences) The Nurse (framing sequences)   See fewer
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Jaroslav Zrotal
The Doctor (framing sequences) The Doctor (framing sequences)   See fewer
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Bedrich Vrbský
Baron Rohn Baron Rohn   See fewer
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Bohus Hradil
Holz (as B. Hradil) Holz (as B. Hradil)   See fewer
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Frantisek Vnoucek
Agitational Orator [Script Name: Rosse] Agitational Orator [Script Name: Rosse]   See fewer
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Karel Dostal
Professor in Dream Professor in Dream   See fewer
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Vítezslav Bocek
Tomes' Lab Assistant Tomes' Lab Assistant   See fewer
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Daniela Olaha
Gypsy Band Gypsy Band   See fewer
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Magda Koprivová
Marieke, Wilhelmina's handmaiden [bit] (as Magda Koprivova) Marieke, Wilhelmina's handmaiden [bit] (as Magda Koprivova)   See fewer
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Ema Kreutzerova
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F. Marek
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Margaarette Previtali
Italian Woman (unconfirmed) Italian Woman (unconfirmed)   See fewer
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Ann Sostreed
English Woman (unconfirmed) English Woman (unconfirmed)   See fewer
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Zdenek Hodr
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Antonín Jirsa
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Zvonimir Rogoz
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7.3 / 10 | 349 votes