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Svěrák, Jan

Overview
Works: 102 works in 348 publications in 10 languages and 2,049 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  War films  Motion pictures  Fiction  Road films  Humor  Buddy films  Fantasy films  Dark comedy films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Author of screenplay, Performer, Other, Author of dialog, Dedicatee, Author of introduction, fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jan Svěrák
Kolya by Jan Sverák( Visual )

99 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The perfect grouch has met his match. A five-year-old boy named Kolya
Dark blue world = Tmavomodrý svet by Jan Sverák( Visual )

29 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on actual events, this is the heroic story of two life-long friends who take up the fight of their nation against the Nazis
Kooky by Jan Sverak Animatie( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in Undetermined and Dutch and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De weggegooide knuffel Kooky komt plotseling tot leven en rent van schrik een mysterieus bos in. Hij beleeft de meest fantastische avonturen op zijn weg terug naar huis
Obecná škola = The elementary school by Jan Sverák( Visual )

27 editions published between 1991 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in post-war Czechoslovakia, this film explores the lives of pre-adolescent boys in a series of vignettes
Empties = Vratné lahve by jan sverak ( '07 ) movie( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frustrated with the apathy of his unruly students, Joseph suddenly retires from his job as a school teacher. Full of mischievous energy and not content to spend the autumn of his life in releatively uneventful peace, he embarks on a plan to become a student of life
Vratné lahve Povratne steklenice by Jan Sverák( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in Czech and German and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Empties is the last in a trilogy from director Jan Svĕrák and his father, screenwriter/actor Zdeněk Svĕrák. The trilogy began with the Academy Award-nominated Elementary school, exploring childhood, continued into adulthood with the Academy Award-winning Kolya, and now comes to completion with Empties, a comic love story about a man facing old age. Joseph teaches literature in a secondary school in Prague. One day he is forced into retirement but he refuses to take it lying down. He finds work at the bottle-return counter in a supermarket and discovers a new community who begin to rely on him. Once more his life has meaning, but Joseph neglects his wife, who feels she's losing him
Volkskrant Cinekid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Dutch and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vijf films voor jonge kinderen
Kolja by Jan Sverak( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in Czech and Hungarian and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Czechoslovakia just before the Velvet Revolution ended Soviet rule. Franta Louka is a cellist and a womanizer. When his debts grow, he marries for money, but ends up saddled with his stepson, a five-year-old boy. Despite his lack of attachment at first, a special relationship develops between the two
Jízda( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in Czech and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young men customize a secondhand car and go on a tour of the southern Czech Republic, picking up a hitchhiker named Anna along the way
Akumulátor 1( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olda is strangely fatigued, his energy is dwindling. This is happening to people all over. The culprit it turns out is television. The natural healer Fišárek teaches Olda to combat this terror
Vuoti a rendere = Empties( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph è un insegnante di sessantacinque anni che non va più d'accordo con la scuola e si ritira, ma, incapace di starsene tutto il giorno in casa con la moglie, si ricolloca prima come corriere su due ruote e poi come responsabile del ritiro delle bottiglie vuote in un supermercato. Nonostante lo scetticismo della consorte, il lavoro non solo non lo umilia ma, al contrario, lo appassiona e i clienti lo incuriosiscono al punto che - complice una naturale predisposizione alla fantasticheria - Joseph comincia ad intromettersi nelle loro vite. (Mymovies)
Kuky se vrací by Jan Svěrák( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in Czech and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Akumulátor I : román by Jan Slovák( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in German and Czech and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leergut Um wieder das Leben zu führen, das man will, muss man manchmal von vorn beginnen ...( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ropáci by Jan Sverák( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in Czech and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humorous mockumentary on the hunt for the elusive animal which feeds on plastic and oil
Ciemnoniebieski świat = Tmavomodrý svět( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in Czech and Polish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmowa opowieść o dwóch przyjaciołach, pilotach walczących podczas II wojny światowej z nazistami, którzy zakochują się w tej samej kobiecie
Výchova dívek v Čechách = Bringing up girls in Bohemia( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in Czech and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on novel by Michal Viewegh it reflects numerous autobiographical situations. It is the story of Oscar, a teacher who is trying to write and turns himself into a character in his novel
Die Volksschule( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un mundo azul oscuro = Dark blue world( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Multiple languages and Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kolya by Ondrej Soukup( Recording )

4 editions published in 1996 in Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Jan Svěrák Český filmový režisér, herec a scenárista

Jan Svěrák cseh színész, forgatókönyvíró, filmrendező

Jan Svěrák Czech film director, actor and screenwriter

Jan Svěrák czeski reżyser filmowy

Jan Svěrák director de cine checo

Jan Svěrák filmregisseur uit Tsjechië

Jan Svěrák réalisateur tchèque

Jan Svěrák regista ceco

Jan Svěrák tschechischer Filmregisseur, Schauspieler und Drehbuchautor

Sverák, Jan

Sverak, Jan 1965-

Svĕrákas Janas

Ян Сверак

Ян Шверак

Յան Սվերակ

يان سفيراك

یان اسویراک

스베락, 얀 1965-

ヤン・スヴェラーク

揚·斯維拉克

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