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Directed by Ondrej Sokol

Czech Republic 2014 119 mins.

A black comedy with a touch of detective genre begins with Michal and Adam, two childhood friends coming back to their hometown of Šumperk after 20 years. Michal’s mother’s dead body was mysterious pulled from lake Krásno several years before. Now, Michal’s father dies on the day they return. Without knowing the truth about the weird events, all that is left is anger and sadness. The father’s new wife (now a widow) behaves suspiciously, which encourages Michal and Adam to investigate. The pair embark on a tangled journey to solve a mystery, unaware that disaster awaits.

Genres: Black Comedy, Crime

Appears in: New Czech Cinema



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