Vrazda Po Nasem (1966)

Genres - Comedy Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Satire  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - Czechoslovakia  |  
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This gentle parody of romantic melodramas centers on the romantic exploits of a portly middle-aged office clerk who marries a beautiful woman from another town. It took a lot of courage for the shy, awkward fellow to propose to her, and she accepted but insisted on remaining in Prague. She also tells him that a childhood trauma prevents her from having sex. Because the long-distance relationship is difficult for him, he asks his boss for a transfer, which the boss denies. Soon the clerk learns why: his boss and his wife are having a passionate affair! This news leads the poor fellow to contemplate his options: he could kill them, commit suicide, or he could blackmail his boss into a higher-paying job. He chooses the latter option.

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blackmail, childhood, clerk, con/scam, dream, employment, encouragement, extramarital-affair, husband, killing, love-triangle, manager, marital-problems, marriage, office, plans, problems, revenge, romance, suicide, town, transfer, trauma, wife, Czechoslovakia