Search a film or person :
Vlastimil Brodský is a Actor Tchèque born on 15 december 1920 at Ostrava (Republique tcheque)

Vlastimil Brodský

Vlastimil Brodský
If you like this person, let us know!
Birth name Vlastimil Brodský
Nationality Republique tcheque
Birth 15 december 1920 at Ostrava (Republique tcheque)
Death 20 april 2002 (at 81 years)
Awards National Prize of East Germany, National Artist

Vlastimil Brodský (15 December 1920 in Hrušov – 20 April 2002 in Slunečná) was a respected Czech actor. He appeared in more than one hundred films, and is considered a key figure in the postwar development of Czech cinema.

One of his best-known roles was as the title character in Jakob der Lügner for which won the Silver Bear for Best Actor at the 25th Berlin International Film Festival. He also played the king in the hit children's TV series Arabela and as Alois Drchlík in The Visitors.

His final film role was as a pensioner named Frantisek in Autumn Spring. This role earned him his first and only Czech Lion (a prestigious film award), for best actor.


He was married to Jana Brejchová for 16 years before getting a divorce; together they had a daughter, actress Tereza Brodská. Brodský also had a son, actor Marek Brodský. Brodský committed suicide on 20 April 2002.

Usually with

Josef Kemr
Josef Kemr
(16 films)
Jiří Menzel
Jiří Menzel
(7 films)
Václav Trégl
Václav Trégl
(11 films)
Jiří Sovák
Jiří Sovák
(11 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Vlastimil Brodský (42 films)

Display filmography as list


Larks on a String, 1h36
Directed by Jiří Menzel
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Rudolf Hrušínský, Vlastimil Brodský, Václav Neckář, Jaroslav Satoranský, Jiří Menzel, Vera Ferbasová
Roles Professor
Rating72% 3.643163.643163.643163.643163.64316
À la fin des années 1940 ou au début des années 1950, des bourgeois sont envoyés dans une décharge de ferraille afin de perdre leurs vieux réflexes et être réhabilités selon les critères du régime communiste. Ils étaient médecin, philosophe, saxophoniste... Cependant rien ne les atteint et ils continuent dans une joyeuse nonchalance à s'entretenir du monde.
The Mysterious Castle in the Carpathians
Directed by Oldřich Lipský
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure
Actors Rudolf Hrušínský, Vlastimil Brodský, Miloš Kopecký, Jan Hartl, Míla Myslíková, Jan Skopeček
Roles komorník Ignác
Rating71% 3.5853853.5853853.5853853.5853853.585385
Un homme mystérieux regarde un écran de télévision où l'on voit deux randonneurs : le comte Teleke de Tölökö et son majordome, arpentant une colline boisée et admirant les ruines d'un château...
Tomorrow I'll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea, 1h30
Directed by Jindřich Polák
Genres Science fiction, War, Comedy, Comic science fiction
Themes Time travel films, Comedy science fiction films, Political films
Actors Petr Kostka, Jiří Sovák, Vlastimil Brodský, Vladimír Menšík, Otto Šimánek, Slávka Budínová
Roles Ing. Bauer
Rating70% 3.5344153.5344153.5344153.5344153.534415
In the near future, a technology enabling time travel has been developed and is now in commercial use. A group of aging former Nazis conspires to alter the results of the Second World War by traveling back in time and supplying Adolf Hitler with a hydrogen bomb. To this end, they bribe the corrupt time machine pilot Karel, who agrees to assist them. On the day of the scheduled journey, Karel chokes on a croissant and dies. His identical twin brother, Jan, cannot bring himself to tell Karel's fiancée Eva and begins to impersonate Karel. He is also later mistaken for Karel by the Nazis and stumbles along with their plot. Having been a designer of the rocket-ship time machine, he is able to pilot the ship and take them all back in time. When he realizes the nature of the Nazis' plans, Jan resolves to prevent their success. After triggering several paradoxes by travelling back and forth in time, he manages to defeat the Nazis and resolve the consequences of his twin's death.
Secluded, Near Woods, 1h35
Directed by Jiří Menzel
Genres Comedy
Actors Josef Kemr, Zdeněk Svěrák, Ladislav Smoljak, Jan Tříska, Václav Trégl, Míla Myslíková
Roles Voice in Radio (voice)
Rating76% 3.837853.837853.837853.837853.83785
An ordinary Prague family, the Lavička's, yearns to have a house in the countryside. They make a deal with the charismatic old Mr Komárek (Josef Kemr) that they will rent part of his summerhouse and that he will live there until spring, and then move to his son in Slovakia and sell the house to them. As time goes by, however, he does not appear to be preparing for his leave, and while Věra Lavičková tries to get her husband, Oldřich, to remind Mr Komárek about their deal, Oldřich is not up to it and is instead making friends with the good-natured old man.
Jacob the Liar, 1h36
Directed by Frank Beyer
Origin Tchecoslovaquie
Genres Drama, War, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Historical
Themes Films about religion, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Vlastimil Brodský, Erwin Geschonneck, Henry Hübchen, Blanche Kommerell, Peter Sturm, Dezső Garas
Roles Jakob Heym
Rating70% 3.543743.543743.543743.543743.54374
In a Jewish ghetto in German-occupied Poland, a man named Jakob is summoned to the Gestapo office on a charge he broke the curfew. As the soldier who sent him there merely played a prank on him, he is released, but not before hearing a radio broadcast about the defeats of the German Army. As no one believes he went to the Gestapo and came out alive, Jakob makes up another tale, claiming he owns a radio – a crime punishable by death. He then starts encouraging his friends with false reports about the advance of the Red Army toward their ghetto. The residents, who are desperate and starved, find new hope in Jakob's stories. But it all ends as the Germans deport the people to their death in the extermination camps.
All My Good Countrymen, 2h1
Directed by Vojtěch Jasný
Origin Tchecoslovaquie
Genres Drama, Action, Historical
Actors Vlastimil Brodský, Vladimír Menšík, Josef Hlinomaz, Václav Lohniský, Jiří Kodet
Roles Očenáš
Rating74% 3.7406153.7406153.7406153.7406153.740615
The film begins in 1945 and traces the seasonal or annual changes that a small Moravian village undergoes until the Epilogue, which is sometime after 1958.