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| Vilma Cibulková
17 November 2009 (Czech Republic)
Vilma Cibulková, Tereza Voříšková, Ondřej Vetchý, Miroslav Etzler, Dana Markova
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An Earthly Paradise For The Eyes is an English title for the Czech comedy film Zemský ráj to na pohled, directed by Irena Pavláskové and released in 2009. It portrays the adventures of a dissident family and their friends while under observation by pro-Soviet secret police in Prague between 1968 and 1977, during the country's period of "normalization"—forced revocation of the legislation and customs of the reform period led by Alexander Dubček (1963/1967 – 1968).
Vilma Cibulková as Marta
Miroslav Etzler as Mirek
Jiří Dvořák as Petr Hána
Jan Hartl as Director Kovác
Tereza Voříšková as Gábina
Jan Zadražil as Tomás
Ondřej Vetchý as Jan Pavel
Dana Marková as Majda
Barbora Seidlová as Lenka
An Earthly Paradise for the Eyes Wikipedia
(From Czech Wikipedia article)Tereza Boučková's screenplay received in 2006 the first-prize Sazka Award for best unproduced screenplay.
Tereza Voříšková was nominated for the Czech Lion Award 2009 in the category "best actress in a supporting role".
The film won the critics award FIPRESCI at the Moscow Film Festival.
Vilma Cibulková won the Moscow International Film Festival Award for best actress, for her role in this film.