The Good Soldier Schweik (1956 film)

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The Good Soldier Schweik (Czech: Dobrý voják Švejk) is a 1956 Czechoslovak anti-war comedy film written and directed by Karel Steklý.[1] It was based on the novel The Good Soldier Švejk by Jaroslav Hašek and was nominated for the 1957 Crystal Globe Awards. It was followed by a 1957 sequel I Dutifully Report.

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The Good Soldier Schweik
Directed byKarel Steklý
Written byKarel Steklý
Based onThe Good Soldier Švejk
by Jaroslav Hašek
StarringRudolf Hrušínský
František Filipovský
Svatopluk Beneš
CinematographyRudolf Stahl Jr.
Edited byMiroslav Hájek
Music byJan Seidel
Production
company
Filmové studio Barrandov
Distributed byÚstřední půjčovna filmů
Release date
  • August 23, 1957 (1957-08-23)
Running time
110 minutes
CountryCzechoslovakia
LanguageCzech
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