Life for Jan Kaspar (1959)

05/29/1959 (XC) Drama 1h 11m
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The bridegroom Jan Kaspar is an officer in the Klement Gottwald's Nová Hut rolling-mill. After bidding farewell to his freedom, he accidentally takes a sip from the bottle of tetrachlore which he stores at home. He disregards the dizziness, but the next day, he faints in the factory and has a brain concussion. During her regular tests, doctor Dudková is shocked by a high percentage of residual nitrogen found in Kaspar's blood. Doctor Bohácek, with whom Dudková consults, thinks that it is a liver disease and informs the head physician Filip. The doctors know nothing about tetrachlore and are in the dark about the case. Despite that, they immediately start to fight for Kaspar's life and their struggle consequently affects their personal lives.

  1. Vladimír Sís

    Director

  2. Otto Zelenka

    Screenplay

  3. Vladislav Delong

    Screenplay

  4. Vladimír Stibořík

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. František Peterka

    František Peterka

    Jan Kaspar

  2. Blažena Holišová

    Blažena Holišová

    Jana Vánová

  3. Lubomír Černík

    MUDr. Luba Bohácek

  4. Jarmila Kurandová

    Jarmila Kurandová

    Jan's mother

  5. Jaroslav Raušer

    MUDr. Eduard Filip

  6. František Smolík

    František Smolík

    Docent Viktor Kares

  7. Zdeněk Kryzánek

    Assistant MUDr. Friedl

  8. Martin Růžek

    Martin Růžek

    Vojtech Vána

  9. Jaroslav Rozsíval

    Petr - Jan's brother

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Life for Jan Kaspar
Life for Jan Kaspar

Original Title Život pro Jana Kašpara

Status Released

Original Language Czech

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