Warm Congratulations!

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1974

Production year

1974

Director

Josef Harvan

Category

film

Genre

narrative

Typology

featurestudent

Original title

Všechno nejlepší

Czech title

Všechno nejlepší

English title

Warm Congratulations!

Synopsis

A young assistant to the director is being congratulated on her wedding by her colleagues and her boss. The wedding is to be held at the oncoming weekend in a her native village. Veronica recalls the first meeting with her husband-to-be - a locksmith Rudolf. The young man promised to bring her a suitcase borrowed from his friend Eda. Veronika's room-mate Martha is ashamed because she never allowed the young couple to enjoy privacy, and she decides to leave home earlier. Ed prevents Rudolf to buy a new leather suitcase. He takes him to his apartment, where a gang of boys have been waiting to throw a stag party. Rudolf gets a new suitcase from them for a wedding present. Veronika has impatiently been waiting for her groom. Rudolf brings her the luggage, promising to join her on the next day at the train station. He refuses to stay overnight, because he feels obliged to return to his splendid friends. Disappointed Veronika stays alone, crying and soaking her new night-gown.

Cast

Regina Čakovská

sekretářka Veronika, nevěsta

Viktor Preiss

zámečník Rudolf, ženich

Martin Růžek

Hála, Veroničin vedoucí

Slávka Špánková

Marta, Veroničina spolubydlící

Oldřich Vízner

Eda, Rudolfův kamarád

Radka Burešová

Veroničina kolegyně

Dana Homolová

Veroničina kolegyně

Jitka Paříková

Veroničina kolegyně

Ivana Sedmíková

Veroničina kolegyně

Jitka Smutná

Veroničina kolegyně

Lucie Žulová

Veroničina kolegyně

Václav Štercl

hostinský

Crew and creators

Director

Josef Harvan

Assistant Director

Jiří Drašnar

Screenplay

Josef Harvan

Second Unit Photography

Michal Krob

Camera Operator

Igor Farbák

Production Designer

Aleš Voleman

Production Manager

Karel Fiala, Hana Lorencová

Unit Production Manager

Josef Maniš

Pedagogical management

Otakar Vávra (režie), Jan Kališ (kamera), Alois Fišárek (střih), Vladimír Volf (produkce)

Music

Music Composed by

Martin Vojtíšek, archivní

Songs

Šlapej dál

Songwriter

Hank Williams (Šlapej dál)

Writer of Lyrics

Jan Vyčítal (Šlapej dál)

Singer

mužský sbor (Šlapej dál)

Music Advisor

Ivo Bláha

Production info

Original Title

Všechno nejlepší

English Title

Warm Congratulations!

Category

film

Typology

feature

Genre

narrative

Origin country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1974

Production Year

1974

Production

Studio FAMU

Technical info

Versions

Czech