In the Name of the King

detective, adventure, historical

Typology

feature

Czech title

Jménem krále

Runtime

77

Country

Czech Republic

Copyright

2009

Production year

2009

Premiere

27.05.2009

Language version

Czech

Director

Petr Nikolaev

Summary

This story, inspired by the figure of the royal procurator Oldřich of Chlum, protagonists of literary stories of historian and writer Vlastimil Vondruška, follows the betrothal of Beneš of Dubá and Ludmila of Vartemberk, which is to ensure peace between enemy families. Vartemberk castle is the scene of first the murder of the burgrave and then of Lord Markvart. Oldřich of Chlum, who was representing King Přemysl Otakar II at the marriage, investigates the crimes with his squire. (The film was shot as a pilot show for a prepared, but unmade series).

Cast

Karel Roden

Oldřich z Chlumu

Klára Issová

Ludmila z Vartemberka

Jan Kanyza

Hynek Berka z Dubé

David Prachař

Beneš z Dubé

Lukáš Vaculík

Marek z Vartemberka

Markéta Hrubešová

Klára z Vartemberka

Martin Štěpánek

Markvart z Vartemberka

Jan Dolanský

Ota ze Zástřizlí

David Matásek

velitel Diviš

Karel Dobrý

Adalbert z Jestřebí

Miloš Vávra

purkrabí Jošt

Saša Rašilov

loutnista Arnošt

Sandra Pogodová

sklepnice

Jiří Dvořák

Přemysl Otakar II.

Jaromír Dulava

komoří Švamberk

Karel Zima

strážce na Vartemberku

Hynek Čermák

voják Křenek

Eva Ujfaluši /ž/

pomocnice kuchařky

Petr Traxler

hudebník

Věra Svobodová

flétnistka

Jiří Zavřel

vypravěč

Crew and creators

Second Unit Director

Libor Zlomek

Based on

Vlastimil Vondruška (Vražda v ambitu /MOBA, Brno 2005/ – novela) (novela Osudný turnaj)

Screenplay

Vlastimil Vondruška, Petr Nikolaev (spolupráce)

Script Editor

Vladimír Kavčiak

Production Designer

Beatrice Brentnerová

Costume Designer

Kateřina Mírová

Make-Up Artist

Nevena Thielová

Film Editor

Alois Fišárek

Sound Designer

Jiří Klenka, Roman Čapek, Jan Šléška, Petr Stýblo, Risto Sokolovski

Visual Effects

ACE a. s.

Stunt Coordinator

Luděk Jelen, Igor Krištof

Executive Producer

Daniel Severa

Music

Music Composed by

Jiří Chlumecký

Songwriter

Petr Traxler (píseň loutnisty)

Choreographer

Jana Hanušová

Locations

hrad Točník, obec Točník, Praha, Řeporyje (Praha), skanzen Řepora (Řeporyje), Stará Huť u Dobříše

Production info

Original Title

Jménem krále

English Title

In the Name of the King

Copyright

2009

Production Year

2009

Premiere

27.05.2009

Distribution slogan

To catch the murderer, he has to risk his own life.

Production

TV NOVA, three brothers, spol. s r.o. (koprodukce)

Distribution

Bioscop

Technical info

Ratio

ŠÚ

Sound

Dolby Digital

Versions

Czech