Big Beat (film)

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Big Beat (film)
Directed by Jan Hřebejk
Produced by Pavel Solc
Written by Jan Hřebejk
Petr Jarchovský
Petr Šabach
Starring Jakub Špalek
Martin Dejdar
Sylva Tománková
Josef Abrhám
Jiří Ornest
Jan Semotán
Jan Kacani
Pavel Janoušek
Josef Oplt
Alexander Rašilov
Zdeněk Vencl
Václav Chalupa
Raoul Schránil
Václav Jakoubek
Radek Holub
Petra Špalková
Jitka Asterová
Jan Hřebejk
Music by Ivan Hlas
Cinematography Jan Malíř
Edited by Jan Mattlach
Distributed by Space Films
Running time 110 minutes
Country Czech Republic
Language Czech

Big Beat (Czech: Šakalí léta) is Czech musical comedy of Jan Hřebejk from 1993. It take place at 1959 in Prague's Hotel International.

Plot[edit]

To peacefully small-town live entry "man from nowhere", young hooligan Bejby (Baby), he with his eccentric clothes, guittar and craze for rock 'n' roll disturb slack water of not only boy's world, but too into adult's world, striving not think about hard times, what time they lives. Bejby with his unwaited coming interfere into live waiter's helper Eda Drábek, warder Prokok and his son, nicknamed and in a way too into live chanteuse Milada and her Husband, arrogant member of StB Přemek.

Cast[edit]

  • Jakub Špalek .... Eda Drábek
  • Martin Dejdar .... Baby
  • Josef Abraham .... Prokop
  • Sylva Tománková .... Baby Girl
  • Jiří Ornest .... Přemek
  • Jan Semotán .... Galluse
  • Jan Kacani .... Reddy
  • Pavel Janoušek .... Mr. Neumann
  • Josef Oplt .... singer
  • Saša Rašilov .... Mr. Peterka
  • Zdeněk Vencl .... Mr. Babka
  • Václav Chalupa .... Mr. Hamáček
  • Raoul Schránil .... Waiter
  • Václav Jakoubek .... Petykoluna
  • Radek Holub .... Chief of Gang
  • Jitka Asterová .... singer
  • Jan Hřebejk
  • Linda Rybová
  • Petra Špalková
  • Václav Koubek .... Eda's Brother

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