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62 Ratings

Cutting It Short


Directed by Jiří Menzel
Czechoslovakia, 1981


Short Cut is a comedy revealed more in the acting and witty dialogue than in the simple premise of the story itself: how the Czech writer Bohumil Hrabal was born. Actually, the story is, in many ways, the writer’s conception. The setting is a small town where Hrabal’s father Francine (Jiri Schmitzer

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Cutting It Short Directed by Jiří Menzel

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