Early Days

(1953)
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Early Days follows the early life of famous Czech writer Alois Jirásek. Jirásek had already developed his own view of the history of the Czech nation while he was at grammar school in Broumov. When he becomes the supply teach in Litomyšl, he has already written his first book and a number of poems. The local dignitaries await the arrival of the young writer in excited anticipation. Jirásek, however, is sickened by the empty patriotism from the depths of his soul and soon becomes disagreeable to the notables. The district sheriff tries to remove Jirásek from the school and drive him out of town. Unable to do this, the sheriff appoints a pro-Austrian headmaster who attempts to sabotage Jirásek. The students stand behind Jirásek , however, and discontent is not only felt in Litomyšl but throughout Bohemia.

  1. Václav Krška

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Jirí Mares

    Screenplay

  3. Jaroslav Beránek

    Screenplay

  4. Vladímir Neff

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Eduard Cupák

    Eduard Cupák

    Alois Jirasek

  2. Nataša Tanská

    Marie

  3. Karel Jelínek

  4. Jaroslav Vojta

    Jaroslav Vojta

    Alois' Father

  5. Jarmila Kurandová

    Jarmila Kurandová

    Alois' Mother

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Original Title Mladá léta

Status Released

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  • February 27, 1953
    Theatrical

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Original Language Czech

Runtime 1h 38m

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