Dark Blue World Movie Review 2001

Information and Film Reviews for Dark Blue World the Movie

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Told in flashbacks, this is an old-fashioned WWII epic about heroism and romance. In 1950 in Czechoslovakia, Franta (Vetchy) is imprisoned by the Communists who fear the war hero's previous contacts with democracy. After the Nazis invaded his country in 1939, Franta fled to England, where he joins the RAF and befriends younger Czech pilot Karel (Hadek). But the duo have a falling out over a local woman, Susan (Fizgerald), who favors the mature Franta. Czech, German, and English dialogue.


Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL: http://www.spe.sony.com, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 115 minutes.
Originally from Czech, British.

Cast and Crew

World War II, Airborne, Buddies, Romantic Triangles, Great Britain, Men in Prison, Flashback, Period Piece: 1950s, Communists & Communism, Eastern Europe
Zdenek Sverak
Ondrej Vetchy, Tara Fitzgerald, Krystof Hadek, Oldrich Kaiser, Charles Dance, Linda Rybova, Hans-Jorg Assmann, Anna Massey
Vladimir Smutny
Jan Sverak
Ondrej Soukup
Pavel Rejholec, Alois Fisarek, Vaclav Novak, Vera Mirova, Jan Vlasak
Eric Abraham, Jan Sverak, Portobello Pictures, Helkon Media AG, Phoenix Films, Fandango, Czech Television, Sony Pictures Classics

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