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IN THE NAME OF THE KING

by Petr Nikolaev

synopsis

Ulrich of Chlum is sent by the King of Bohemia to witness a marriage that will unite two rivaling aristocratic families in order to establish a peaceful balance in North Bohemia. On his way there, Ulrich comes upon a murdered merchant who was delivering goods in the weeding feast. Upon arrival, he is greeted warmly by the family of the bride and is prepared to witness the wedding until a series of murders occurs. Ulrich eventually compiles the evidence and makes his case against the accused.

international title: In the Name of the King
original title: Jménem krále
country: Czech Republic
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Petr Nikolaev
film run: 77'
release date: CZ 28/05/2009
screenplay: Vlastimil Vondruška
cast: Karel Roden, Klára Issová, Jan Kanyza, David Prachař, Lukáš Vaculík, Markéta Hrubešová, Martin Štěpánek, Jan Dolanský, David Matásek, Karel Dobrý
cinematography by: David Ployhar
film editing: Alois Fisárek
producer: Boris Krištof, Igor Krištof, Viktor Krištof
production: TV NOVA, Three Brothers
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