House Outside Town

narrative

Typology

feature

Czech title

Dům za městem

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1942

Production year

1942

Language version

Czech

Director

Walter Sent

Screenplay

Walter Sent

Screenstory

Walter Sent

Synopsis

An adolescent boy is roaming the streets. He tries to steal a bicycle and is arrested by a policeman. He is taken from the court to an institute of correction. At night he tries to escape, but winds up in a greenhouse where the flowering plants fascinate him. He creeps back into the institute. He has the opportunity to learn tailoring, cabinet making, shoe repairing and other crafts. He chooses gardening. After some time he is awarded a certificate of proficiency, which will allow him a new and better future.

Cast

Antonín Jedlička

napravený mladík

Jindřich Fiala

mistr odborného výcviku

Crew and creators

Director

Walter Sent

Screenstory

Walter Sent

Screenplay

Walter Sent

Film Editor

Jindřich Fiala

Music

Production info

Original Title

Dům za městem

English Title

House Outside Town

Copyright

1942

Production Year

1942

Production

Ludvík Guba

Copyright Holders

Národní filmový archiv

Distribution

Lucernafilm

Technical info

Versions

Czech