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Balada o siedmi obesenych

  • Film
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Time Out says

Impressive, funereal, b/w historical reconstruction (produced by Czechoslovak TV Bratislava) of the late 19th century execution of a collection of Russian offenders, who comprise a horse thief and a mixed group of 'terrorists' (one an army officer). It follows their trial and imprisonment and provides significant flashbacks to explain the crimes/social standing of the condemned. The film's theme of awful predestination, its dominating basso profundo choric score and the general doomladen atmosphere are marshalled by Holly into a premonitory vision of coming disaster. (From the novel by Leonid Andrejev.
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Release Details

  • Duration:67 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Martin Holly
  • Screenwriter:Tibor Vichta
  • Cast:
    • Zdena Gruberová
    • Ivan Mistrik
    • Emilia Vásáryová
    • Milan Kis
    • Igor Cillik
    • Viliam Polonyi
    • Ludovit Gresso
    • Karol Spisak
    • Zlatomir Vacek
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