The Sorrow of Mrs. Schneider (2008)

Director
Piro Milkani

Main cast
Anna Geislerová; Nik Xhelilaj; Barbora Št?pánová; TomᚠTöpfer; Michele Placido

Genres
Romance, Drama

Description
It is 1961 and an Albanian student (Nik Xhelilaj) of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, together with a group of Czech students, is shooting his graduate movie on a motorcycle factory, in the small market-town of ?eský Šternberk, in then Czechoslovakia. Coming from a country that is completely isolated from the rest of Europe, he is fascinated by the lifestyle, society and "erotic exuberance" of the Czech golden youth, yet feeling strong links with his family in his homeland. He falls in love with a married woman (Anna Geislerová), the wife of a police superintendent (Paolo Buglioni) and is insecure about his future.


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