PROTEKTOR

Directed by Marek Najbrt
  • YEAR 9 - FILM 7 / 
  • Czech Republic / 
  • 2009 / 
  • Czech with English subtitles / 
  • 100 min
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"Striking! A smart...handsome drama."
– Sheri Linden, The Hollywood Reporter

Synopsis

1938, Prague. Emil, a radio reporter, is married to the beautiful Hana, an actress whose new film has catapulted her into fame. As the Nazis come to power, however, Hana's Jewish heritage precipitates her fall from stardom to the bottom of the social ladder. In order to protect her, Emil compromises himself collaborating with the new Nazi-controlled state radio station. But as Emil starts enjoying the attention and respect that had previously evaded him, his fidelity and loyalty towards his wife begin to falter. The assassination of the Third Reich Deputy Protector and a chance encounter on a bicycle bring their lingering marriage to a crisis, possibly sealing Hana's fate.

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Jeff in Seattle - Customer Review
I have been wanting to see this film at the Seattle Film Festival in 2010, but I couldn't fit in my schedule. After seeing Protektor (Thank you Film Movement), I fell in love with it. The film is well done, has a great story and has a style. All the elements that I look for in a film. I want to see more!

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Jana Plodková (Hana, left) and Marek Daniel (Emil, right) in PROTEKTOR
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Marek Daniel (Emil, left) and Klára Melíšková (Vera, right) in PROTEKTOR
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Marek Daniel (Emil) in PROTEKTOR
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Tomás Mechácek (Petr, left) and Jana Plodkova (Hana, right) in PROTEKTOR
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