How to Earn a Princess

Country

Czech Republic

Copyright

1994

Production year

1994

Premiere

2 February 1995

Runtime

76 min

Director

Jan Schmidt

Category

film

Genre

fairytale

Typology

featuretheatrical distributionlong

Original title

Jak si zasloužit princeznu

Czech title

Jak si zasloužit princeznu

English title

How to Earn a Princess

Summary

A film inspired by a classic fairy-tale “Šternberk” of Božena Němcová. It tells the story of three brothers who set out to rescue the beautiful princess.

Cast

Lenka Jelínková

Voice by Simona Vrbická
princezna Verunka

Jaromír Dulava

Voice by Jiří Štěpnička
král/čaroděj

Jiří Langmajer

Nejchytřejší

Karel Dobrý

Nejsilnější

Jiří Menzel

dvorní malíř

Oldřich Vlach

starý král

Ota Jirák

vlásenkář

Bohumil Vávra

zahradník

Daniela Krhútová

první dcera

Jana Hořejší

druhá dcera

Daniela Krhutová

švadlenina dcera

Kamila Šimková

třetí dcera

Jana Hořejší

švadlenina dcera

Kamila Šimberová

švadlenina dcera

Crew and creators

Director

Jan Schmidt

Second Unit Director

Stanislav Rovný

Assistant Director

Miroslava Hyžíková

Based on

Božena Němcová (Šternberk – na motivy pohádky)

Dramaturg

Dušan Kukal (skupina Rarášek), skupina Rarášek (Dušan Kukal)

Director of Photography

František Uldrich

Production Designer

Milan Býček

Set Designer

Roman Bandas, Bohumil Kadlec, Martin Tlamicha, Michal Vokurka

Costume Designer

Šárka Hejnová

Make-Up Artist

Milan Vlček

Film Editor

Jan Svoboda

Sound Designer

Jaroslav Novák

Special Effects

Trilobit AB Barrandov

Executive Producer

Martin Froyda

Production Manager

Hana Jarošová

Music

Music Composed by

Ivan Hlas

Music Performed by

Nahlas

Writer of Lyrics

Ivan Hlas

Production info

Original Title

Jak si zasloužit princeznu

Czech Title

Jak si zasloužit princeznu

English Title

How to Earn a Princess

Category

film

Typology

featuretheatrical distribution

Genre

fairytale

Origin country

Czech Republic

Copyright

1994

Production Year

1994

Premiere

premiere 2 February 1995 /suitable for all ages/ (kino 64 U Hradeb, Praha)

Distribution slogan

A film which tells us that only in fairy tales can truth and love win over lies and hatred.

Production

Prague Production Partners, Česká televize, TS Krejčí-Průchová (Česká televize)

Technical info

Duration typology

feature film

Duration in minutes

76 min

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