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Oldies but Goldies

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Oldies but Goldies

Release Date: April 12, 2012

Year    :   2012
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama, Comedy
Production Companies    :   Česká televize, Buc-Film, Mat Film, Barrandov Studio
Director    :   Jiří Strach
Producers    :   Jiří Strach, Jaroslav Bouček, Jan Mattlach, Jiří Koštýř, Jaroslav Kučera, Jiří Hauzner, Zuzana Vrbová, Janka Vozárová
Writers    :   Marek Epstein
RunTime    :   101 mins.

A bitter-sweet comedy about two people who wish to live life to the full despite their age. Ota is a retired high-school teacher and at this point in life has various foibles that complicate life for his son and daughter-in-law. Moreover, he has a complicated and risky eye operation ahead. That is why Ota decides that this is the time to look up Jana, the retired actress who had influenced the course of his life many years ago. However, his reunion with Jana - who lives in a retirement home - works out differently to his expectations. Although disappointed at first, it is actually this zestful lady who sets Ota in the right direction again. Thanks to Jana, Ota finds the courage to set out on an exciting road-movie trip of the kind he would never have had the courage for in his youth. Their meeting and the excursion, full of unexpected turns and new impressions, give their lives a new dimension.




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