Hordubal (1980)

Run Time - 92 min.  |   Countries - Czechoslovakia  |  
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Murder and deception are the motifs that characterize this drama from director Jaroslav Balik. When Hordubal (Anatoli Kuznetsov) comes back to his farm in Czechoslovakia after a sojourn in America, he is in for a few unpleasant surprises. The money he has faithfully sent home has been siphoned off by a notary, and his wife is having an affair with another man. Hordubal looks around for some way to save face with the villagers and opts for promising his 13-year-old daughter to his wife's lover. Mayhem and murder are the result.