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Krakatit

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Czech filmmaker [[Performer~P115234~Otakar Vavra~otakarv√°vra]], whose career weathered four decades and innumerable political upheavals, was the guiding force behind 1948's Krakatit. Based on a novel by Karel Capek (of [[Feature~V160745~RUR~krubannok]] fame), the film is a cautionary fable about atomic energy. The "good guys" include Prokop (Karek Hoger) and Wilhelmina ([[Performer~P45663~Florence Marly~florencemarly]]); the villains are all suspiciously Germanic in speech and behavior. The plot proper...more

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