I Served The King of England

While serving the cream of Prague society, humble waiter, Jan Dite (Ivan Barnev) dreams of owning his own hotel and becoming a millionaire. Full of desire and ambition, he hustles his way towards his dream. But getting a fortune and keeping it are two different things. Directed by celebrated Czech director Jiri Menzel and set in German-occupied Czechoslovakia during World War II, this sumptuous, bitter-sweet comedy explores the gradual maturing of an ambitious man who, suddenly in love and guided by stupidity rather than opportunism, finds himself on the side of the occupying power.

Year: 2007
Genre: Comedy Romance, Drama, Drama Romance, War and Anti-War Films, Eastern European Cinema, Food in Film, Film Festivals 2007
Country: Czech Republic
Director: Jiri Menzel
Starring: Ivan Barnev, Oldrich Kaiser
Duration: 120 Minutes
Rating: M - Nudity and sex scenes.
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (Eastern Europe)



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