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The Fifth Horseman Is Fear

1964 Rated NR 1hr 40m

After being barred from practicing medicine in Prague, a Jewish doctor (Miroslav Machacek) takes a job in a Nazi-operated warehouse. But when a political fugitive is critically injured, he risks everything to ease the man's pain. Zbynek Brynych directs this nuanced political allegory that's much more than a historical drama; it's also a finely wrought study of the pitfalls of contemporary communist Czechoslovakia.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 2.35:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Czech: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; introduction.