Dark blue world

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Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment,
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Widescreen version (1.85:1).
The friendship of two men is tested by war, political upheaval, and romantic rivalry in this drama from Czech filmmaker Jan Sverak, whose Kolya became an international success. Lt. Franta Slama (Ondrej Vetchy) is a top pilot in the Czech Air Force who is assigned to train a promising young flier, Karel Vojtisek (Krystof Hadek). Franta and Karel both share a great enthusiasm for the thrill of blazing across the sky, and they become fast friends; however, when Nazi Germany invades Czechoslovakia, Franta and Karel chafe under the authority of their new leaders, and they escape to England, where they join other Czech exiles in the R.A.F. While flying a mission over England, Karel crash lands and happens upon the farmhouse of Susan (Tara Fitzgerald), a young woman whose husband is in the Navy. Karel soon falls head over heels for Susan, but while they enjoy a brief fling, in time Susan decides she prefers the company of the older and more worldly Franta. As Franta and Karel struggle to maintain their friendship despite their romantic rivalry, the war finally comes to a close, and the Czechs return home. Trmavomodry Svet, released in English-speaking territories as Dark Blue World, also features Anna Massey and Charles Dance. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
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Grouped Work IDdefe068a-c413-cd0f-8a71-039dce36403e
Grouping Titledark blue world
Grouping Authorsony pictures classics
Grouping Categorymovie
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auth_author2Abraham, Eric.
Assmann, Hans-Jörg, 1943-
Dance, Charles.
Fitzgerald, Tara, 1968-
Fišárek, Alois.
Hádek, Kryštof, 1982-
Kaiser, Oldřich, 1955-
Mirova, Vera.
Smutný, Vladimir, 1942-
Soukup, Ondřej, 1951-
Svěrák, Jan.
Svěrák, Zdeněk.
Vetchý, Ondřej, 1962-
Vlasák, Jan.
author2-roleAbraham, Eric.
Assmann, Hans-Jörg,1943-
Biograf Jan Svěrák (Firm)
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Dance, Charles.
Eurimages (Organization)
Fandango (Firm)
Fitzgerald, Tara,1968-
Fišárek, Alois.
Helkon Media.
Hádek, Kryštof,1982-
Kaiser, Oldřich,1955-
Mirova, Vera.
Phoenix Film (Firm)
Portobello Pictures (Firm)
Smutný, Vladimir,1942-
Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Soukup, Ondřej,1951-
Svěrák, Jan.
Svěrák, Zdeněk.
Vetchý, Ondřej,1962-
Vlasák, Jan.
Česká televize (Prague, Czech Republic)
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display_descriptionHaving flown for the British R.A.F., Czech pilot Franta finds himself imprisoned in a post-World War II totalitarian Communist labor camp for "betraying" his country. Going back to the start of the war, Franta and his young protégé, Karel, escape Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia to join the R.A.F. in fighting the Germans. This is a story about love, comradeship and sacrifice.
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Feature films
Great Britain. -- Royal Air Force -- Drama
Video recordings
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
War films
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations -- Drama
title_displayDark blue world
title_fullDark blue world [videorecording] / Sony Pictures Classics and Eurimages in co-production with Helkon Media, Phoenix Film Investments, Fandango and Czech Television, Biograf, Portobello Pictures [presents] ; producers, Eric Abraham, Jan Svěrák ; screenplay writer, Zdeněk Svěrák ; director, Jan Svěrák
title_shortDark blue world
topic_facetAerial operations
World War, 1939-1945
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