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I Served the King of England


Despite the 1997 death of longtime friend and [[Feature~V10038~Closely Watched Trains~closelywatchedtrains]] collaborator [[Performer~P161461~Bohumil Hrabal~bohumilhrabal]], 1960s-era Czech New Wave filmmaker [[Performer~P102538~Jirí Menzel~jirímenzel]] enters into a postmortem collaboration with the famed author in this pitch-black comedy detailing the shrewd rise of an ambitious waiter. All diminutive manservant Jan Dite ([[Performer~P447579~Ivan Barnev~ivanbarnev]]) ever wanted was to be filthy rich...more

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72 out of 100 Metascore®

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