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Poteri
Directed by Petr Zelenka Italian title: Poteri
Czech Republic, Germany / 2001 / 29'
Cast
Ivan Trojan (Petr Válek), Nela Boudová, Zuzana Šulajová, Tomáš Pavelka, Pavel Kríž, Ivana Chýlková, Petr Forman

Peter has a dream job. He’s a popular magician in a posh Prague nightclub, whose act draws more applause than the strippers. He’s got an eye-catching assistant who is ready and willing to cuddle his frayed nerves whenever necessary. But he’s also got Sylvia on his neck: a pert, scatterbrained sister who forgets that a toss in the hay may just be worth a wedding ring. Things take a turn for the better – or worse? – when he discovers he possesses extra – let’s say, supernatural – powers that enable him to see into the future, hear music by rubbing his finger over a CD, and God knows what. The problem? Peter can’t control anything any more like he used to – neither his magic act, nor his love life, nor his sister’s latest erotic fantasy.

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