In Nazi-occupied Prague, medical student and resistance fighter Eliska is forced to flee to escape the Gestapo. Her unlikely savior is Joza, an older sawmill worker whose life she saved with a transfusion of her own blood. Taking Eliska to his remote village of Zelary and marrying her, Joza and his at-first reluctant wife slowly learn to care for one another, while she learns to cope with rural life. Director Ondrej Trojan's acclaimed drama stars Anna Geislerova, Gyorgy Cserhalmi. 148 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: Czech Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English, French; deleted scenes; featurettes. In Czech with English subtitles.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Foreign Film