HOREM PADEM (2004)

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Three interwoven tragi-comic tales of loves lost and found, friendship, families and parent-child relationships. Martin returns to Czechoslovakia when his mother contacts him saying his father is seriously ill. Martin left over twenty years previously and has made a new life in Australia. When he returns he discovers that he has a half-sister, the daughter of his former girlfriend and his father. She spends her spare time helping illegal immigrants and this ties in with the story of two refugee smugglers who sell an abandoned Indian baby to a childless woman, whose husband turns out to be a rabid racist and football hooligan.

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