Zkouška pokračuje (1959)

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When a young actor is lured from his current position to Prague's most prominent theatre his success drives him into a moral and artistic crisis. He becomes irritated with his wife, newborn child and former colleagues and must confront his former mentor, an older actor with whom he has had a falling out. He chases film and television work at the expence of his theatre committments and almost begins an affair. Only when he is persuaded to revisit a local communist party meeting does he realise his mistakes and regains his integrity.

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