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Larks on a String (1990)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Set in the late 1940s, the film concerns the treatment of suspect "bourgeois elements", a professor, a saxophonist, and a milkman, who are put to work in a junkyard for rehabilitation.
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Writers
Bohumil Hrabal (novel "Inzerát na dum, ve kterém uz nechci bydlet") | Jirí Menzel
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Oldrich Bosák (as arch. Oldrich Bosák)
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$20,378
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Release date
Feb 13, 1991 (United States)
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43 cast members
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Vlastimil Brodský
Professor Professor   See fewer
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Václav Neckár
Pavel Hvezdár Pavel Hvezdár   See fewer
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Jaroslav Satoranský
Guard Andel Guard Andel   See fewer
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Vladimír Smeral
Minister Minister   See fewer
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Frantisek Rehák
Drobecek Drobecek   See fewer
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Leos Sucharípa
Public prosecutor Public prosecutor   See fewer
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Eugen Jegorov
Saxophonist (as Evzen Jegorov) Saxophonist (as Evzen Jegorov)   See fewer
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Vera Kresadlová
Convict Convict   See fewer
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Vera Ferbasová
Convict Convict   See fewer
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Jirina Stepnicková
Pavel's mother Pavel's mother   See fewer
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Míla Myslíková
Convict Elza Convict Elza   See fewer
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Tereza Galiová
Terezka, Andel's bride Terezka, Andel's bride   See fewer
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Karel Mares
Athlete Athlete   See fewer
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Ladislav Simek
Older policeman Older policeman   See fewer
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Zdenek Sverák
Delegate URO (as Václav Sverák) Delegate URO (as Václav Sverák)   See fewer
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Gustav Oplustil
Director Director   See fewer
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Vlasta Jelínková
Thimingova Thimingova   See fewer
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Zora Jiráková
Kudlova Kudlova   See fewer
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Jirina Trebická
Drobecková Drobecková   See fewer
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Stella Zázvorková
Umyvacka nadobi Umyvacka nadobi   See fewer
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Otakar Brousek
Commandant Commandant   See fewer
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Jan Teplý
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Eva Blazková
Convict Convict   See fewer
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Zdenka Burdová
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Hana Talpová
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Eva Rubínová
Convict Convict   See fewer
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Gabriela Preissová
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Miroslav Saic
Brigadier Brigadier   See fewer
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Karel Hovorka
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Alois Vachek
Brigadier Brigadier   See fewer
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Jan Vala
Strazny Strazny   See fewer
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Oldrich Janovský
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Milos Kohout
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Bohumil Koska
Brigadier (uncredited) Brigadier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jirí Menzel
Convict (uncredited) Convict (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.6 / 10 | 1,448 votes