Dark Blue World (Tmavomodrý svět) 22 years old

Dark Blue World

Lt. Franta Slama is a top pilot in the Czech Air Force who is assigned to train a promising young flier, Karel Vojtisek, and they soon become friends. When Nazi Germany invades Czechoslovakia in 1939, they both reject the authority of their new leaders and escape to England where they join other Czech exiles in the RAF. While flying a mission over England, Karel crash lands and happens upon the farmhouse of Susan, a young woman whose husband is in the Navy. Karel soon falls head over heels for Susan but, while they enjoy a brief fling, in time Susan decides she prefers the company of the older and more worldly Franta. As Franta and Karel struggle to maintain their friendship despite their romantic rivalry.


Dark Blue World Cast

Name Character
Charles Dance He was 55, now 77 years old as Wing Commander Bentley
Thure Riefenstein He was 36, now 58 years old as German Officer Hesse
Linda Rybová She was 26, now 48 years old as Hanička Pecharová
Tara Fitzgerald She was 34, now 56 years old as Susan Whitmore
Oldřich Kaiser He was 46, now 68 years old as Jan Machatý
Anna Massey She was 64, 73 years old when she died as English Teacher
John Warnaby as RAF Instructor
Viktor Preiss He was 54, now 76 years old as Major Skokan
Ondřej Vetchý He was 39, now 61 years old as František Sláma
Jaromír Dulava He was 41, now 62 years old as Railwayman Kaňka
Kryštof Hádek He was 19, now 41 years old as Karel Vojtíšek
Jeremy Swift He was 40, now 63 years old as Cpl. Pierce
Lukás Kantor as Tamtam
Juraj Bernáth He was 102, 77 years old when he died as Jan Gregora
Miroslav Táborský He was 42, now 64 years old as Vilda Houf
David Novotný He was 32, now 54 years old as Bedřich Mrtvý
Hans-Jörg Assmann He was 58, now 80 years old as Doctor Blaschke
Daniela Kolářová She was 55, now 77 years old as matka Haničky
Sophie Wilcox She was 26, now 48 years old as WAAF Jane

Dark Blue World Crew

Name Department
Eric Abraham as Producer. He was 1 (now 23) years old Production
Vladimír Smutný as Director of Photography. He was 59 (now 81) years old Camera
Dennis Lowe as Visual Effects Supervisor. Visual Effects
Zdeněk Klika as Hairstylist. He was 43 (now 65) years old Costume & Make-Up
Pavel Rejholec as Sound mixer. Sound
Zdeněk Svěrák as Screenplay. He was 65 (now 87) years old Writing
Zdeněk Svěrák as Story. He was 65 (now 87) years old Writing
Jan Svěrák as Director. He was 36 (now 58) years old Directing
Jan Svěrák as Producer. He was 36 (now 58) years old Production
Ondřej Soukup as Original Music Composer. He was 50 (now 72) years old Sound
Martin Sácha as Helicopter Camera. Camera
Ramūnas Greičius as Second Unit Cinematographer. He was 33 (now 55) years old Crew
Viktor Ekrt as Sound Engineer. Sound
Ivan Vorlíček as Casting. He was 39 (now 61) years old Production
Karel Vanásek as Property Master. Crew
Doreen Jones as Casting. She was 60 (76) years old when She died Production
Sona Tichacková as Casting. Production
Alois Fišárek as Editor. He was 58 (now 80) years old Editing
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Dark Blue World (22 years)

  • Release day: Thursday, May 17, 2001
  • Runtime: 112 minutes
  • Budget: 5000000.00