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118 Ratings


Vratné lahve

Directed by Jan Svěrák
Czech Republic, United Kingdom, 2007
Comedy, Drama


Josef is a teacher at a high school in Prague who cannot control his anger when his pupils misbehave. He quits his job and despite his wife urging him to retire, becomes a cycle courier. After an inevitable accident, he still refuses to stay at home and takes a job in the local supermarket.

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Awards & Festivals

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

2007 | Winner: Audience Award

2007 | Special Mention

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

2007 | Winner: Best Actor

Hamburg Film Festival

2007 | Winner: Audience Award

Polish Film Awards

2009 | Nominee: Best European Film

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