|Directed by||Jiří Menzel|
|Produced by||Zdeněk Oves|
|Written by||Vladimír Kalina
|Editing by||Jiřina Lukešová|
|Running time||74 minutes|
Capricious Summer (Czech: Rozmarné léto) is a 1968 Czechoslovak comedy film directed by Jiří Menzel. It is based on the novel Rozmarné léto (Summer of Caprice) by the Czech writer Vladislav Vančura. It was listed to compete at the 1968 Cannes Film Festival, but the festival was cancelled due to the events of May 1968 in France.
The film depicts a humorous story of three men, a colonel, a priest and a bath-keeper, during rainy summer days.
- Rudolf Hrušínský as Antonín Dura
- Vlastimil Brodský as Major Hugo
- František Řehák as priest / abbé / canon Roch
- Míla Myslíková as Kateřina Durová
- Jana Preissová (then Jana Drchalová) as Anna
- Jiří Menzel as Arnoštek (tightrope walker)
- Bohuš Záhorský as old man
- Vlasta Jelínková as housemaid (as V. Jelínková)
- Alois Vachek as man in a pub (as A. Vachek)
- Bohumil Koska as man in a pub (as B. Koska)
- Karel Hovorka as man in a pub (as K. Hovorka)
- Antonín Pražák as policeman (as A. Prazak)
- Pavel Bosek as Mayor (as P. Bosek)
- "Festival de Cannes: Capricious Summer". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-04-05.
- Capricious Summer at the Internet Movie Database
- Koresky, Michael. "Criterion Collection Essay". Retrieved 27 April 2012.
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