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Želary is a tchèque film of genre Drama directed by Ondřej Trojan released in USA on 17 september 2004 with Anna Geislerová

Želary (2003)

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Released in USA 17 september 2004
Length 2h30
Directed by
Genres Drama,    Historical,    Romance
Rating75% 3.795063.795063.795063.795063.79506

Želary is a 2003 Czech/Slovak film directed by Ondřej Trojan, starring Anna Geislerová. The movie received a 2004 Academy Award nomination in the Best Foreign Language Film category. It was produced by Barrandov Studios in Prague.

The film is adapted from two works by Czech novelist Květa Legátová - "Želary," a collection of short stories published in 2001, and her 2002 book, "Jozova Hanule."


In 1940s Czechoslovakia, Eliška is a nurse who works alongside her lover, Richard, a respected surgeon. Due to the rising pressure of the Nazis, an underground network has formed to help those in danger of persecution. Richard is one of several doctors taking part in the resistance while Eliška acts as a messenger between contacts.


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