COMMENT NOYER LE DOCTEUR MRACEK ou la fin des ondins en Boheme

By : Vaclav Vorlicek

With : Jaromir Hanzlik, Libuse Safrankova, Frantisek Filipovsky
Tchecoslovaquie, 1974, 96 mn
zone 2, Couleur, Mono
10.00 €


English title: HOW TO DROWN DR. MRACEK THE LAWYER
Original title: JAK UTOPIT DR. MRACKA ANEB KONEC VODNIKU V CECHACH

Directed by Vaclav Vorlicek

With Jaromir Hanzlik, Libuse Safrankova, Frantisek Filipovsky
Czech Republic, 1974, 96 mn
zone 2, Color, Mono

Original Czech version with French subtitles

There are still water spirits among us. One group lives in Prague, led by Mr. Wassermann, who is using his wife's family as a servants. All they need is their old house near the river. But the house is to be demolished. They have to stop it. And the only way is to drown Dr. Mracek, who is responsible for the demolition. But he falls in love with Wassermann's niece Jana. He changes to fish, is mistaked for water spirit from Germany, is drowned and revived again. The other problem is the flour with ears... and so on.

Václav Vorlícek studied filmmaking at FAMU from 1951 to 1956, and has been directing feature films since the early 1960s. Notable in his filmography are his comedies made in collaboration with screenwriter Milos Macourek.

Selected filmography :

WHO WANTS TO KILL JESSIE?(1966)
THE END OF AGENT W4C (1967)
YOU ARE A WIDOW, SIR (1971)
DIVKA NA KOSTETI (1972)
TRI ORISKY PRO POPELKU (1973)
HOW TO DROWN DR. MRACEK, THE LAWYER (1974)
COZ TAKHLE DAT SI SPENAT (1977)
ARABELA (1979-1981)
ZELENA VLNA (1982)



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