Konec srpna v Hotelu Ozon (1967)

Czechoslovakia, 1967
77m
35mm film, black and white
mono, Czech
Reviewed at The EOFFTV Review

A Czech science fiction film directed by Jan Schmidt.

Plot Summary

A group of women wander through a post-apocalyptic landscape, killing and eating whatever animals they find in an effort to survive. Eventually they stumble upon a ruined hotel where an old man lives alone.

Credits

* = uncredited

Crew
Directed by: Jan Schmidt
© 1966
Ustrední Pujcovna Filmu v Praze presents. Produced by Studio Caf
Production Managers: Jaromír Kallista, Erik Hubácek
Assistant Production Manager: Jan Fulín
Story and Screenplay: Pavel Jurácek
Assistant Director: Milan Jonás
Director of Photography: Jirí Macák
Camera Operator: Jirí Macháne
Chief Electrician: Oldrich Zák
Editor: Miroslav Hájek
Laboratories: Zpracovaly Filmové Laboratore Praha
Printed at: Barrandov Studios
Music: Jan Klusák
Music Performed by: Filmový Symfonický Orchestr
Conducted by: Dr Stepán Konícek
Sound: Frantisek Fabián
Costumes: Olga Dimitrovová
Make-up: Ladislav Bacílek
Art Director: Oldrich Bosák
Prop Master: Miloslav Dvorák
Collaborators: Z. Svarcová, J. Koubová, J. Pospísilová, V. Matuchová, A. Spelinová, J. Krob, G. Hasler, J. Kupsík, M. Suchý, J. Zápotocký, B. Nový, B. Brunclík
Consultants: H. Býcek, Mjr. J. Sebek, Doc. Dr. F. Kornalík

Cast
Beta Ponicanová (old woman)
Ondrej Jariabek (old man)
Magda Seidlerová (Barbara)
Vanda Kalinová (Judith)
Irina Lzicarová (Anna)
Natasa Maslovová (Magdalen)
Hana Vítková (Theresa)
Jana Novaková (Clara)
Alena Lippertová (Eva)
Jitka Horejsi (Martha)
Vladimír Hlavatý [voice of the old man] *
Olga Scheinpflugová [voice of the old woman] *

Alternative Titles

The End of August at the Hotel Ozone – English language title
Fin d’août à l’hôtel Ozone – French title
Koniec sierpnia w hotelu Ozon – Polish title
Late August at the Hotel Ozone – US title
Világvége az Ózon hotelben – Hungarian title

References

Periodicals
Shock Cinema no.25 (2004) p.19 – review (by Steve Puchalski)

Books
Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Science Fiction by Phil Hardy (ed) p.255
Feature Films, 1960-1969: A Filmography of English-language and Major Foreign-language United States Releases by Harris M. Lentz III p.124
Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.123 – credits