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The Don Juans

In this clever combination of comedy and drama, opera and cinema, a small-town opera company decides to put on Mozart’s “Don Giovanni,” providing a story about the world of opera unmasked, love and disillusion, music and passion, and most of all about the people caught in between.

Genres: Comedy, Romance, Drama

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Menzel’s feature debut was enormously popular in Czechoslovakia and won him the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Audaciously linking sexual desire with the struggle for freedom during the German Occupation, the story follows Milos, a teenage railway trainee learning the ropes in a small train station in the country. Emulating the lessons of