About the film
based on novel or book
Release Date: April 11, 1947
|Production Companies||:||Československá filmová společnost|
|Producers||:||Zdeněk Reimann, Miloš Mastník, Josef Holomý, Karel Oliva|
|Writers||:||Karel Steklý, Marie Majerová, Jan Weiss|
In late 19th century Czech-speaking Bohemia, oppressed workers at German-owned mines and foundries revolt against their harsh working conditions. Made shortly after World War II as Czechoslovakia was falling to communism, the film resonates in Czech resentment of the German occupation.