The Devil's Trap

  • Czech Republic
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The year is 1722. A priest travels to investigate a miller accused of working with the devil. The miller is respected for his wisdom, goodness and knowledge of nature, but the local regent feels his authority is being threatened and calls on the church to convict the miller and his family.


  • Original title
    Ďáblova past
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    František A. Dvořák, Miloš V. Kratochvíl
  • Cast
    Vítězslav Vejražka, Miroslav Macháček, Čestmír Řanda, Vlastimil Hašek, Vít Olmer, Karla Chadimová, František Kovářík, Bedřich Karen, Josef Hlinomaz, Jaroslav Moučka...
  • DOP
    Rudolf Milič
  • Editing
    Miroslav Hájek
  • Music
    Zdeněk Liška
  • Duration
    85 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Colour
    • Black & White
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