Higher Principle (1960)

11/23/1960 (XC) Drama 1h 44m
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During the Nazi occupation of a Czech city civilians are being rounded up on the slightest of pretexts and shot. One day three high school boys who crack jokes about a recently deceased "hero of the Reich" are pulled out of school by the Gestapo.

  1. Jiří Krejčík

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Jan Drda


Top Billed Cast

  1. František Smolík

    František Smolík

    Profesor Málek

  2. Jana Brejchová

    Jana Brejchová

    Jana Skálová

  3. Ivan Mistrík

    Ivan Mistrík


  4. Jan Šmíd


  5. Alexandr Postler

    Alexandr Postler


  6. Petr Kostka

    Petr Kostka


  7. Radovan Lukavský

    Radovan Lukavský


  8. Václav Lohniský

    Václav Lohniský

    Profesor Richter

  9. Marie Lukášová


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Higher Principle

Original Title Vyšší princip

Status Released

Original Language Czech

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