Death Is Called Engelchen

Smrt si rika Engelchen, feature film, 1963

DIRECTED BY: Ján Kadár / Elmar Klos

Death Is Called Engelchen

Jan Kacer (Pavel),
Eva Poláková (Marta),
Martin Ruzek (doktor),
Blazena Holisová (sestra Alzbeta),
Otto Lackovic (Ondra)

Milos Faber

Rudolf Milic

The main character is a Czech partisan fighting in WW II. Just before peace is declared, he gets shot in the spine and has to be transported to a hospital. Trying to stay conscious he remembers the events that took place before he joined the partisans. His main motive for staying alive is to get his revenge on the German officer Engelchen, whom he holds responsible for the death of his friends.

b/w, 35 mm, 111 min