The Little Hotel in the Heart of Europe

Country

Czech Republic

Copyright

1993

Production year

1993

Premiere

12 May 1994

Runtime

92 min

Category

film

Genre

comedy, bitter comedy

Typology

featuretheatrical distributionlong

Original title

Hotýlek v srdci Evropy

Czech title

Hotýlek v srdci Evropy

English title

The Little Hotel in the Heart of Europe

Summary

The hero of this bitter comedy with satirical features is Czech-American Otík Kocián who, after 1989, returns to Prague to take a possession of a hotel which once was the family property. It turns out, however, that his possession i s a shabby little suburban establishment out of business.

Cast

Miroslav Donutil

Otík Kocián

Veronika Žilková

Anna Běhounková

Josef Karlík

Kalužný

Valentina Thielová

Otíkova maminka

Jitka Smutná

Oldřiška

Evžen Illín

taxikář

Šárka Šternberková

pohádková babička

Stanislav Zindulka

Otíkův dědeček

Vladimír Černý

stavbyvedoucí

Crew and creators

Second Unit Director

Milan Růžička ml.

Director of Photography

Andrej Barla

Second Unit Photography

Karel Dobřichovský

Production Designer

Martin Martinec

Set Designer

Pavel Hemmy, Petr Richter

Costume Designer

Olga Jedličková

Film Editor

Jan Svoboda

Sound Designer

Jaroslav Novák

Production Manager

Jiří Synek, Jaromír Lukáš

Music

Music Composed by

Milan Dvořák

Production info

Original Title

Hotýlek v srdci Evropy

Czech Title

Hotýlek v srdci Evropy

English Title

The Little Hotel in the Heart of Europe

Category

film

Typology

featuretheatrical distribution

Genre

comedy, bitter comedy

Origin country

Czech Republic

Copyright

1993

Production Year

1993

Premiere

premiere 12 May 1994 /suitable for all ages/

Distribution slogan

Czech comedy from the present. How an American in Bohemia found happiness.

Technical info

Duration typology

feature film

Duration in minutes

92 min

Original length in metres

2 632 meters

Distribution carrier

35mm

Aspect ratio

1:1,37

Colour

colour

Sound

sound

Sound system/format

mono

Versions

Czech

Dialogue languages

Czech

Subtitles languages

without subtitles

Opening/End credits languages

Czech

Awards

Vítěz

Festival: 6. festival českých filmů Finále ’93 Plzeň – 6. bilanční a soutěžní přehlídka českých hraných celovečerních filmů FINÁLE Plzeň

1993
Plzeň / Czech Republic
Miroslav Donutil

Vítěz

Festival: 15. festival české filmové komedie Novoměstský hrnec smíchu Nové Město nad Metují

1993
Nové Město nad Metují / Czech Republic
Miroslav Donutil