• Feature
  • 1978
  • 105 Minutes
  • Czech Republic
  • Language: Czech

When the famous detective Nick Carter visits Prague, he becomes involved in strange case of a missing dog and even stranger carnivorous plant. He becomes convinced that he is standing against his greatest enemy - the Gardener, who supposedly died years ago in a swamp...

Director: Oldrich Lipský

Screenwriter: Jirí Brdecka, Oldrich Lipský

Production Company: Filmové studio Barrandov



1978: Chicago International Film Festival/ Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival, Best Cinematography

1980: Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA , Best Foreign Film

Cast and Crew

Screenwriter: Jirí Brdecka, Oldrich Lipský

DOP / Camera: Jaroslav Kucera

Editor: Miroslav Hájek

Music: Lubos Fiser

Sound: Jirí Lenoch

Producer: Jaromír Lukás

Cast: Michal Docolomanský, Rudolf Hrusínský, Milos Kopecký, Václav Lohniský, Ladislav Pesek, Nada Konvalinková, Kveta Fialová


Oldrich Lipský

Oldrich Lipský was born on July 4, 1924 in Pelhrimov, Czechoslovakia. He was a writer and director, known for Lemonade Joe (1964), The Mysterious Castle in the Carpathians (1981) and Man in Outer Space (1962). He died on October 19, 1986 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

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