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Year

1991

Character

Pollak

Summary

Milena Jesnska (Valerie Kaprisky) began her quest to help others in 1920 in Prague when she defied her father's wishes that she become a doctor like him and went into journalism. For a while she lives in Vienna with her husband, Jewish music critic Ernst Pollack (Peter Gallagher), and during that time begins writing regularly to Franz Kafka (Philip Anglim). After leaving her husband and returning to Prague to be with her father, she and Kafka meet, and she becomes his friend and translator. In 1923, she covers an important workers' strike and meets and marries Jaromir (Nick Mancuso), a communist architect. Becoming a communist herself, Milena writes articles for a Marxist newspaper. As Nazis come to power in Germany, they become her next cause. She boldly speaks out against them and because of this is sent to a concentration camp during the war.

Director

Vera Belmont

Writers

Vera Belmont, Louis Garfinkle, et al

Cast

Valerie Kaprisky

Milena Jesenska

Stacy Keach

Jesenski

Philip Anglim

Kafka

Gudrun Landgrebe

Olga

Nick Mancuso

Jaromir

Marc de Jonge

Blei

Pierre Roman

Hermann Bahr

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