Cutting It Short

Cutting It Short

2DORESU
Director:Jiří Menzel
Cast:Magda Vášáryová, Jiří Schmitzer, Jaromír Hanzlík, Rudolf Hrušínský
Premiere:2. July 2020
Length:113 minutes
Genre:Comedy

Director: Jiří Menzel  •  Cast: Magda Vášáryová, Jiří Schmitzer, Jaromír Hanzlík, Rudolf Hrušínský, Petr Čepek, Oldřich Vlach, František Řehák, Miloslav Štibich

Jiří Menzel's poetic comedy based on Bohumil Hrabal's novel is mainly a story of two opposites in the form of the main characters. Francin is the brewery manager. He tries to please the board of directors and keep his job, but at the same time live a quiet life with his wife Mariska. However, she behaves unconventionally and enjoys life. The board is charmed by her presence in the brewery, but the manager does not know how to act. The situation is complicated by the arrival of the manager's crazy brother Pepin. The film is primarily a patchwork of humorous incidents that make use of unusual situations and ambiguous dialogue.

Length: 113 min

Year: 1980
Local premiere date: 2. July 2020
World premiere date: 1. February 1981

Country of origin:

  • Czechoslovakia

Director: Jiří Menzel  •  Cast: Magda Vášáryová, Jiří Schmitzer, Jaromír Hanzlík, Rudolf Hrušínský, Petr Čepek, Oldřich Vlach, František Řehák, Miloslav Štibich

Jiří Menzel's poetic comedy based on Bohumil Hrabal's novel is mainly a story of two opposites in the form of the main characters. Francin is the brewery manager. He tries to please the board of directors and keep his job, but at the same time live a quiet life with his wife Mariska. However, she behaves unconventionally and enjoys life. The board is charmed by her presence in the brewery, but the manager does not know how to act. The situation is complicated by the arrival of the manager's crazy brother Pepin. The film is primarily a patchwork of humorous incidents that make use of unusual situations and ambiguous dialogue.

Year: 1980
Local premiere date: 2. July 2020
World premiere date: 1. February 1981

Country of origin:

  • Czechoslovakia