Empties (Vratné lahve) 16 years old


Czech literature teacher Josef Tkaloun, who is past retirement age, realises one day that he no longer understands his pupils, and so he quits… dramatically. What he does not predict is that in doing this he will lose his sense of place in society.


Empties Cast

Name Character
Jan Budař He was 29, now 46 years old as Úlisný
Jan Vlasák He was 64, now 80 years old as Wasserbauer
Božidara Turzonovová She was 64, now 81 years old as Kvadrová
Alena Vránová She was 74, now 91 years old as ředitelka školy
Jana Plodková She was 26, now 42 years old as čárkovaná
Ondřej Vetchý He was 44, now 61 years old as Řezáč mladší
Zdeněk Svěrák He was 70, now 87 years old as Josef Tkaloun
Věra Tichánková She was 86, 93 years old when she died as Lamková
Nela Boudová She was 39, now 56 years old as Ptáčková
Tatiana Vilhelmová She was 28, now 45 years old as Helenka
Miroslav Táborský He was 47, now 64 years old as vedoucí Šubrt
Martin Pechlát He was 32, now 49 years old as Karel
Jiří Macháček He was 40, now 57 years old as Robert Landa
Daniela Kolářová She was 60, now 77 years old as Eliška Tkalounová
Robin Soudek He was 15, now 32 years old as Tomík
Pavel Landovský He was 70, 78 years old when he died as Řezáč

Empties Crew

Name Department
Eric Abraham as Producer. He was 7 (now 23) years old Production
Vladimír Smutný as Director of Photography. He was 64 (now 81) years old Camera
Jakub Čech as Sound Designer. He was 557 (90) years old when He died Sound
Pavel Rejholec as Sound Designer. Sound
Simona Rybáková as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
Zdeněk Svěrák as Screenplay. He was 70 (now 87) years old Writing
Jan Svěrák as Director. He was 42 (now 58) years old Directing
Jan Svěrák as Producer. He was 42 (now 58) years old Production
Ondřej Soukup as Music. He was 55 (now 72) years old Sound
Alois Fišárek as Editor. He was 64 (now 80) years old Editing
Empties poster
Empties (16 years)

  • Release day: Thursday, March 08, 2007
  • Runtime: 103 minutes