When police captain Hakl is assigned to investigate a jewellery store robbery, he has no idea that what appears to be a routine case will morph into a complex conspiracy, some of whose participants have yet to discover exactly what role they’re supposed to be playing.
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Stylistically like a film noir. There is a mystery, but that's not really the point. It's about the show trials in Czechoslovakia, which add up to a lot of anti-semitism and general corruption. Nice little history lesson thrown in there.