The Joke

Find out where to watch on

Overview

In the 1950s, Ludvik Jahn was expelled from the Communist Party and the University by his fellow students, because of a politically incorrect note he sent to his girlfriend. Fifteen years later, he tries to get his revenge by seducing Helena, the wife of one of his accusers.

  1. Jaromil Jireš

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Milan Kundera

    Novel, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Josef Somr

    Josef Somr

    Ludvik Jahn

  2. JD

    Jana Dítětová

    Helena Zemánková

  3. LM

    Luděk Munzar

    Pavel Zemánek

  4. Evald Schorm

    Evald Schorm

    Kostka

  5. VK

    Vera Kresadlová

    Brozová

  6. Jaroslava Obermaierová

    Jaroslava Obermaierová

    Marketa

Full Cast & Crew

Movie Data

Facts

Original Title Žert

Status Released

Original Language Czech

Runtime 1h 20m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • February 28, 1969
    Theatrical

Genres

Keywords

Community Data

Top Contributors

Content Score

100

Lookin' Good!

Popularity Trend

Reviews

We don't have any reviews for The Joke. Would you like to write one?

 

Recommendations

We don't have enough data to suggest any movies based on The Joke. You can help by rating movies you've seen.

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.