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Up and Down

2005 Rated R 1hr 48m

Jan Hrebejk directs this darkly comic take on life in post-Soviet-controlled Czechoslovakia. The action centers on a misplaced infant who is ultimately sold to petty thieves Lubos and Eman (Marek Daniel and Pavel Liska), who run a black-market adoption agency. Complex and compelling, the film offers up a snapshot of contemporary Czech society, examining all manner of themes, including family issues, racism and class divides, along the way.

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Movie Details

Language, sexual content and brief violence
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Czech: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; making-of featurette; trailer.