Schweik's Misfortunes on the Train Open this page in a new window for printing

Svejkovy nehody ve vlaku

25 minutes, 35 mm, colour, 1986
Puppet animation
Audience: family
Commentary: off-screen

Producer: KF a.s. - Jiri Trnka Studio, TV 2000, SWF Baden-Baden
Director: Jiri Trnka, Stanislav Latal
Designer: Jiri Trnka, Stanislav Latal, Josef Lada

The 4th instalment of the The Good Soldier Schweik shows his misfortunes on the train and his travel on foot from Tabor to Ceske Budejovice, two town in South Bohemia, to join the 91st Regiment, which is being formed there.

All films of the series Schweik’s Adventures During the World War:
Across Hungary • From Hatvan to Galicia • From Putim to Putim • Marschieren Marsch! • Schweik as Lieutenant Lukas' Orderly • Schweik Is Called Up • Schweik's Adventures at Kiralihyda • Schweik's Intervention in the World War • Schweik's Misfortunes on the Train

All films directed by Jiri Trnka:
About the Golden Fish • Ancient Czech Myths • The Animals and the People of Petrov • Archangel Gabriel and Ms Goose • Bajaja • The Cybernetic Grandmother • The Devil's Mill • The Emperor's Nightingale • From Hatvan to Galicia • From Hatvan to Halic • From Putim to Putim • The Gift • Grandpa Planted a Beet • The Hand • The "Hurvinek" Circus • The Jolly Circus • The Midsummer Night's Dream • The Novel With the Double-bass • Passion • Prairie Aria • Schweik's Misfortunes on the Train • The Spring-Man and the SS • Svejk Trouble in a Train • Svejk's Budejovice Anabasis • A Treasury of Fairy-tales • Two Little Frosts

All films designed by Jiri Trnka:
About the Golden Fish • Ancient Czech Myths • The Animals and the People of Petrov • Archangel Gabriel and Ms Goose • Bajaja • The Beatitude of Love • The Cybernetic Grandmother • The Devil's Mill • The Emperor's Nightingale • From Hatvan to Galicia • From Putim to Putim • The Gift • The Ginger-bread House • Grandpa Planted a Beet • The Hand • The "Hurvinek" Circus • The Jolly Circus • The Midnight Adventure • The Midsummer Night's Dream • The Novel With the Double-bass • One Glass Too Many • Passion • Prairie Aria • Schweik's Misfortunes on the Train • The Spring-Man and the SS • A Treasury of Fairy-tales • Two Little Frosts • Umbrella