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Petr Čepek is a Actor Tchèque born on 16 september 1940 at Prague (Republique tcheque)

Petr Čepek

Petr Čepek
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Nationality Republique tcheque
Birth 16 september 1940 at Prague (Republique tcheque)
Death 20 september 1994 (at 54 years)

Petr Čepek (16 September 1940 in Prague – 20 September 1994 in Vrchlabí) was a Czech actor associated with The Drama Club in Prague. His final film was Faust, directed by Czech surrealist Jan Švankmajer.

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Filmography of Petr Čepek (26 films)

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Faust
Faust (1994)
, 1h37
Directed by Jan Švankmajer
Origin Republique tcheque
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Horror, Animation
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Petr Čepek, Jan Kraus, Andrew Sachs, Jiří Suchý
Roles Faust
Rating73% 3.6971453.6971453.6971453.6971453.697145
The story commences on the streets of Prague on a grey morning with commuters bustling about. We are introduced to the figure of an Everyman, played by Petr Čepek, a colourless figure emerging from a metro station. On his way home, the man encounters two men handing out flyers. It is a map of the city with a location marked in. He shrugs and discards it, returning to his lodging. As he opens the door, a black cockerel runs out. The man sits down to eat, cutting himself a slice of bread. He discovers an egg concealed inside the loaf. He cracks it open but it is empty. Suddenly the lights go out and the wind rises. Objects are thrown about the room. The commotion ceases; the man goes to the window and looks down to where the two men from earlier are staring up at him. One of them holds the cockerel. The man closes the blind and returns to the table, where he finds the map and, using his own map of the city, traces out the location marked.
The Elementary School, 1h40
Directed by Jan Svěrák
Origin Tchecoslovaquie
Genres Drama, War, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about education
Actors Jan Tříska, Zdeněk Svěrák, Libuše Šafránková, Rudolf Hrušínský, Eva Holubová, Petr Čepek
Roles Rádži Tamil
Rating77% 3.8929553.8929553.8929553.8929553.892955
The film is set shortly after the World War II (1945 and 1946) in one of the suburbs of Prague (it was shot in Michle). The main character Eda Souček (Václav Jakoubek) attends a boys' elementary school where he belongs to a class with a complete lack of discipline. After their teacher Maxová (Daniela Kolářová) goes insane during one of her classes, the schoolmaster (Rudolf Hrušínský) has to implement special measures. He employs a new male teacher Igor Hnízdo (Jan Tříska), who is said to be a great war hero. Authoritative Hnízdo immediately introduces corporal punishment which, as he explains, is not normally allowed but the school has received an exception from the Ministry of Education as a result of their dreadful behaviour. Despite his strict methods, the boys soon become charmed by the man. They love his battlefront stories and the fact that he is always armed and wears a uniform. Eda sees him as the very opposite of his own father (Zdeněk Svěrák) whom he considers to be too cowardly. Hnízdo makes the same positive impression on all people he meets (including Eda's mother portrayed by Libuše Šafránková). Nevertheless, his persona is also surrounded by many controversies. For example his war heroism is disputed as he is unable to provide any accurate information about his military service. There is even an unconfirmed rumour that Hnízdo was only guarding goats during the war. But the boys from his class ignore all negative comments and even fight those who are spreading the rumours. Hnízdo's reputation suffers after he is accused of having a sexual relationship with local twins who attend a girls' school in the same area. He is forced to leave because this is not the first time he has been involved in a similar affair. The formerly unmanageable boys begin to defend Hnízdo and call for his return. The accusation is finally withdrawn and Hnízdo comes back to the class. He states that the way they were dealing with the accusation is a proof that the physical punishments are no longer necessary.
Nine Circles of Hell, 1h45
Genres Drama, War, Romance
Actors Jiří Schmitzer, Petr Čepek, Bronislav Poloczek
Roles Tomáš (voice)
Rating59% 2.964792.964792.964792.964792.96479
My Sweet Little Village, 1h38
Directed by Jiří Menzel
Origin Tchecoslovaquie
Genres Comedy
Actors Rudolf Hrušínský, Marián Labuda, Libuše Šafránková, Petr Čepek, Jan Hartl, Milena Dvorská
Roles Josef Turek
Rating77% 3.8946453.8946453.8946453.8946453.894645
The film's main storyline follows the life of Otík, a mentally retarded young man, in a tight-knit village community. The sweet-tempered Otík works as an assistant truck driver with Mr. Pávek, his older colleague and practical-minded neighbor. Pávek's family takes care of Otík, whose parents are dead. However, the two coworkers become at odds over Otík's inability to perform even the simplest tasks. Pávek demands that Otík be transferred to assist another driver, who happens to be a choleric and suspicious man named Turek (Turk in Czech). Rather than work with Turek, Otík decides to accept an offer of employment in Prague, but finds he does not fit into the city life. After discovering that the transfer of Otík to Prague was a trick by a crooked politician to get a deal on Otík's large inherited house, Pávek agrees to give Otík a second chance and retrieves him from the city to resume their work together.
Ferat Vampire
Directed by Juraj Herz
Origin Tchecoslovaquie
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Actors Jiří Menzel, Petr Čepek, Blanka Waleská, Juraj Herz
Roles Kriz
Rating58% 2.9022952.9022952.9022952.9022952.902295
Doctor Marek (Jiří Menzel) is shocked when his beloved nurse, Mima (Dagmar Veškrnová), signs a contract with foreign car manufacturer Ferat to work as a rally-driver. Rumours abound that the Ferat sports car runs not on petrol, but on human blood.
Cutting It Short, 1h33
Directed by Jiří Menzel
Origin Tchecoslovaquie
Genres Comedy
Actors Jiří Schmitzer, Rudolf Hrušínský, Petr Čepek, Magda Vášáryová, Miroslav Donutil
Roles mistr kominický de Giorgi, člen správní rady
Rating75% 3.7928353.7928353.7928353.7928353.792835
Ce film est l'évocation des souvenirs d'enfance de Bohumil Hrabal dans la ville de Nymburk où la brasserie tient une place importante.
Night Riders, 1h28
Genres Drama
Actors Petr Čepek, Ivan Palúch, Jan Kraus
Roles Janousek
Rating69% 3.497023.497023.497023.497023.49702
Shortly after World War I and creation of the new Czechoslovak Republic, two war veterans are confronted in a small village in the north of Slovakia at the border with Poland. For one of the protagonists - Marek Orban (Michal Dočolomanský), this village is his home. As it is isolated and lacks job opportunities, he persuades the inhabitants to emigrate to America. The villagers have to sell all the cattle to be able to buy the boat tickets, but it still is not enough. Marek Orban has to smuggle horses to Poland.