The film focuses on the Nazi imprisonment returnee Otto, the owner of the exclusive Valentino hair salon in the center of Prague. The salon, where he used to employ most of his family, was Otto’s dearest fulfillment in life, but the war changed everything and everyone. Otto’s fight for freedom and his subsequent imprisonment left deep marks on his character and it gets far more difficult for him and his friends to find a “home” again. Deserter is tragicomic drama of harshly tested love between husbands and wives, brothers and sisters, parents and children.
Cast / Jiří Macháček , Gabriela Míčová , Klára Melíšková , Anna Geislerová , Martin Finger , Karel Dobrý , David Novotný , Lenka Krobotová , Sabina Remundová , Anna Fialová Writer / Petr Jarchovský Story / Petr Jarchovský DoP / Bartek Cierlica Editor / Vladimír Barák Sound / Jiří Klenka Music / Petr Ostrouchov Costumes / Katarína Štrbová Bieliková Make-Up / Zdeněk Klika Set Designer / Jan Kadlec ml.