Milada (film)

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Milada
Milada poster.jpg
Directed byDavid Mrnka
Written byDavid Mrnka, Robert J. Conant
StarringAyelet Zurer
Music byAleš Březina, Drew Allen
CinematographyMartin Štrba
Production
company
Loaded Vision Entertainment
Release date
  • 2 November 2017 (2017-11-02)
Running time
130 minutes
CountryCzech Republic
United States
LanguageEnglish

Milada is a 2017 Czech biographical film written, produced and directed by David Mrnka. It stars Israeli actress Ayelet Zurer as Milada Horáková.[1] The film was a Czech-American co-production.[2] The movie follows the life of Milada who was hanged by the Czechoslovakia communist party on fabricated charges of conspiracy and treason.

Plot[edit]

The story of Milada Horáková, democratic pre-WW2 Czech politician first arrested and tried by the Nazis during the War and then the post-war Communist government for her refusal to cease her opposition activity and leave the country.

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Movie postscript[edit]

In 1953, Bohuslav (her husband) arrives in Washington, D. C. after several failed attempts to take Jana (their daughter) with him. - In 1968, after being separated for nearly 20 years, Jana and Bohuslav are finally reunited in the U.S.A. - In 1989, Communism is overthrown in a bloodless revolution. Czechoslovakia is freed from the communist regime. - Over two billion people live under dictatorship around the world today. - We dedicate this movie to their fight for freedom. - TRUTH SHALL PREVAIL - Milada Horakova (1901 - 1950)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vaše, jen Vaše Milada. Režisér filmu o Horákové našel svou hrdinku v dopisech a vzpomínkách dcery". iROZHLAS (in Czech). Retrieved 1 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Dlouho očekávaná premiéra filmu o Horákové: Peníze nedali ani miliardáři…". Blesk.cz. Retrieved 1 November 2017.

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