Jan Otčenášek

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Jan Otčenášek (19 November 1924, Prague – 24 February 1979, Prague) was a Czech novelist and playwright.wikipedia
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Kirill Molchanov

In 1963 it was made into an opera by the Soviet composer Kirill Molchanov.

Romeo, Juliet and Darkness

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His most popular work, Romeo, Juliet and Darkness (Romeo, Julie a tma), about a young couple during the Nazi occupation, after the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich was, in 1960, made into a film, directed by Jiří Weiss and starring Ivan Mistrík, Daniela Smutná, and Jiřina Šejbalová.

Prague

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Jan Otčenášek (19 November 1924, Prague – 24 February 1979, Prague) was a Czech novelist and playwright.

Joiner

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His father was a joiner.

Avia

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He graduated from business school in 1943, briefly worked in Germany, then was employed at the Avia Motors factory.

Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia

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Later, he joined the Communist Party and studied aesthetics at Charles University, although he had to drop out due to family problems.

Charles University

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Later, he joined the Communist Party and studied aesthetics at Charles University, although he had to drop out due to family problems.

Barrandov Studios

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From 1973 on, he was a screenwriter at Barrandov Studios.

Libuše Švormová

For twenty years, he lived with the actress, Libuše Švormová.

Totaleinsatz

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Limping Orpheus (Kulhavý Orfeus) is a semiautobiographical description of resistance by a group of young people mobilised by the Germans as munitions workers in the Totaleinsatz.

German occupation of Czechoslovakia

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His most popular work, Romeo, Juliet and Darkness (Romeo, Julie a tma), about a young couple during the Nazi occupation, after the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich was, in 1960, made into a film, directed by Jiří Weiss and starring Ivan Mistrík, Daniela Smutná, and Jiřina Šejbalová.

Reinhard Heydrich

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His most popular work, Romeo, Juliet and Darkness (Romeo, Julie a tma), about a young couple during the Nazi occupation, after the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich was, in 1960, made into a film, directed by Jiří Weiss and starring Ivan Mistrík, Daniela Smutná, and Jiřina Šejbalová.

Jiří Weiss

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His most popular work, Romeo, Juliet and Darkness (Romeo, Julie a tma), about a young couple during the Nazi occupation, after the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich was, in 1960, made into a film, directed by Jiří Weiss and starring Ivan Mistrík, Daniela Smutná, and Jiřina Šejbalová.

Ivan Mistrík

His most popular work, Romeo, Juliet and Darkness (Romeo, Julie a tma), about a young couple during the Nazi occupation, after the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich was, in 1960, made into a film, directed by Jiří Weiss and starring Ivan Mistrík, Daniela Smutná, and Jiřina Šejbalová.

Jiřina Šejbalová

His most popular work, Romeo, Juliet and Darkness (Romeo, Julie a tma), about a young couple during the Nazi occupation, after the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich was, in 1960, made into a film, directed by Jiří Weiss and starring Ivan Mistrík, Daniela Smutná, and Jiřina Šejbalová.

Opera

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In 1963 it was made into an opera by the Soviet composer Kirill Molchanov.

Soviet Union

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In 1963 it was made into an opera by the Soviet composer Kirill Molchanov.

Composer

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In 1963 it was made into an opera by the Soviet composer Kirill Molchanov.