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Screening of the movie "Ball Lightning"

Date: 11 October 2023 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Venue: Embassy of the Czech Republic, The Pavilion, Villagatan 21

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Stockholm screened a movie on 11 October 2023, which took place in the Pavilion of our Embassy.

The film “Ball Lightning” was selected in honor of the actress Daniela Kolářová, who had been awarded the President’s Award at that year’s Karlovy Vary Film Festival. This film, which was made in 1978, ranked among the best Czechoslovak comedies. The screenplay had been written by the duo Zdeněk Svěrák and Ladislav Smoljak, who also directed the film in collaboration with Zdeněk Podskalský. In addition to the aforementioned Daniela Kolářová, the film also starred legendary actors Rudolf Hrušínský and Josef Abrahám.

Annotation: The twelve housing shifts, orgranized by Dr. Radosta requires perfect coordination. However, this is disrupted by several complications. The constant hesitation of Granny Jechová, the wedding of the elderly fiancés Flieger and Opatrná, and finally the drunken rampage of the group led by Dr. Knotek. All this and other problems drive the troubled Radosta to devilish improvisation beyond the law...


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