Capricious Summer (1967) - Rotten Tomatoes

Capricious Summer (1967)





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The Czechoslovakian Capricious Summer is based on a novel by Jan Libora. The plot focuses on three middle-aged vacationers at a summer resort. The tourist's plans for rest and relaxation are messed up when a circus tightrope walker and his toothsome daughter arrive on the scene. Director Jiri Menzel (the man responsible for the international success Closely Watched Trains) appears as the circus performer. A valentine to lost innocence, Capricious Summer won the Grand Prix at Karlovy Vary, an East European film festival. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Jirí Menzel
as Tightrope Walker
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Critic Reviews for Capricious Summer

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The end result is not quite as engaging as Closely Watched Trains, but it certainly proves that Menzel was not a one-hit wonder.

April 6, 2006 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Capricious Summer

Three middle aged friends become infatuated with the same woman, a beautiful young traveling magician's assistant. Underacted chaste Czech sex comedy, made for another place and time

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