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A woman in front of a very large flowering plant.

Film

Adele Hasn't Had Her Dinner Yet

Unclassified All Ages

17 Sep

New Yorker Nick Carter (Michal Dočolomanský), a superstar pulp fiction detective with recourse to a dizzying array of Inspector Gadget-like baddie-bashing gizmos, is called to fin de siècle Prague to solve a strange case concerning a missing dog and a carnivorous plant. As the plot thickens, the unthinkable looks likelier and likelier – could Nick's nemesis, the dreaded Gardener, have cheated death and be at large once again?

Tickets: Full $18. Concession $15. Member $14.
  • One of the great cult classics of Czechoslovak cinema, also known as Nick Carter in Prague, has just been digitally restored by the National Film Archive in Prague. An all-star cast including Rudolf Hrušínský, Miloš Kopecký, and Naďa Konvalinková, brilliant animation by Jan Švankmajer, a hilarious script from Jiří Brdečka and director Oldřich Lipský, and ingenious sight gags galore make Adele a riotously fun big screen experience.