Jindřich Polák

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Jindřich Polák
Born(1925-05-05)5 May 1925
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Died22 August 2003(2003-08-22) (aged 78)
Prague, Czech Republic
OccupationFilm director
Years active1958–1992

Jindřich Polák (5 May 1925 – 22 August 2003) was a Czech film and television director. He is known for his science fiction productions, but worked in many different genres.[1]


Year Czech Title English Title Length Notes
1959 Smrt v sedle Death in the Saddle 81 minutes
1961 Páté oddělení The Fifth Division 89 minutes
1963 Klaun Ferdinand a raketa Clown Ferdinand and the Rocket 72 minutes
1963 Ikarie XB-1 Voyage to the End of the Universe 86 minutes Loosely based on a novel by Stanisław Lem, The Magellanic Cloud.
1965 Strašná žena The Figure Skater and Fidelity 81 minutes Musical, comedy
1967 Hra bez pravidel A Game without Rules 89 minutes Action, crime film
1968 Nebeští jezdci Riders in the Sky 92 minutes War film
1977 Noc klavíristy Piano Player’s Night 83 minutes Crime film
1977 Zítra vstanu a opařím se čajem Tomorrow I'll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea 90 minutes Adaptation of Josef Nesvadba's short story with the same title
1979 Smrt stopařek Death of Hitch-Hikers 87 minutes Crime film
1979 Od zítřka nečaruji I Won’t Conjure After Today 84 minutes Children's film
1984 Lucie, postrach ulice Lucy, Terror of the Street 74 minutes Children's film
1984 ...A zase ta Lucie! Lucy Again 82 minutes Children's film
1987 Chobotnice z II. patra The Octopuses from the Second Floor 92 minutes Children's film
1987 Veselé Vánoce přejí chobotnice Merry Christmas from the Octopuses! 92 minutes Children's film
1993 Kačenka a strašidla Cathy and the Ghosts 84 minutes Children's film
1993 Kačenka a zase ta strašidla Cathy and Those Ghosts Again 91 minutes Children's film

Television series[edit]

Year Czech Title English Title Notes
1969-1988 Pan Tau Mr. Tau
1983 Návštěvníci The Visitors


  1. ^ "Jindřich Polák". Česko-Slovenská filmová databáze (in Czech). POMO Media Group. Retrieved 2011-08-29.

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