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Czechoslovakia, 1977
Length / Main feature: 95 minutes
Sound - Blu-ray: 1.0 Mono LPCM (48k/24-bit)
Sound - DVD: 1.0 Dolby Mono
Original aspect ratio: 1.37:1
Language: Czech, German
Subtitles: English

Blu-Ray: BD25 / 1080 / 24fps / Region ABC
DVD: PAL / DVD9 / 25fps / Region 0
Blu-Ray RRP: £19.99
DVD RRP: £12.99

Release Date: 25 Jan 2021
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Sometime in the near future, time travel is a reality, and a group of neo-Nazi’s hijack a rocket to return to 1944. They plan to deliver a hydrogen bomb to Hitler, ensuring a victorious outcome to WWII, but their meticulous plans are fatally derailed by a stale bread roll...

From Jindřich Polák, director of the sci-fi classic Ikarie XB1, comes this deliciously demented time-travel romp. Bursting with ingenious ideas, the film is unpredictable, irreverent and wildly funny. A deliriously absurd gem (which has something of a cult reputation in the UK following an unscheduled one-off screening on late-night TV in the early 80s), Tomorrow I'll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea emerges now as one of the great undiscovered sci-fi movies of the 1970s.

Presented in a new HD transfer from original materials, our region-free Blu-ray and DVD editions feature a new Projection Booth commentary with Kat Ellinger, Jonathan Owen and Mike White, a booklet featuring a new essay by writer and filmmaker Graham Williamson and more!


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Special Features

• Tomorrow I'll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea presented from a new HD transfer from original materials by the Czech National Film Archive.

• An all-new Projection Booth commentary with Kat Ellinger, Jonathan Owen and Mike White.

• Original Czech theatrical trailer.

• Booklet featuring a new essay by writer and filmmaker Graham Williamson.

• New and improved English subtitle translation.

• World premiere on Blu-ray.

• Region free Blu-ray (A/B/C) and DVD (‘0’) editions.

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Directed by Jindřich Polák
Story - Josef Nesvadba
Screenplay - Jindřich Polák, Miloš Macourek
Cinematography - Jan Kališ
Editor - Zdeněk Stehlík
Sound - Adolf Böhm
Music - Karel Svoboda
Costumes/Art Direction - Theodor Pištěk
Set Design - Milan Nejedlý
Special effects - Jan Kališ, Milan Nejedlý, Jiří Rumler

Main Cast
Petr Kostka – Jan / Karel Bureš
Jiří Sovák - Klaus Abard
Vladimír Menšík - Rolf Kraus
Vlastimil Brodský - Engineer Bauer
Marie Rosůlková - Mrs. Shirley White
Otto Šimánek - Mr. Patrick White
Zuzana Undrouchová - Eva Kroupová
Valerie Chmelová - Helena Machová
Slávka Budínová - Mrs. Kroupová
Josef Větrovec - Mr. Kroupa
František Vicena - Adolf Hitler


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“This is easily the greatest Czechoslovak time-travelling Nazi comedy ever made.” Michael Brooke

“One of the most sophisticated time-travel films yet made... [an] insanely convoluted comic story, with a richer use of time paradoxes than is ever seen in western SF cinema.”
Peter Nicholls, The Encyclopaedia of Science Fiction

“A particularly ingenious and delightful surprise... Runs on many of the same time-paradox ideas that were later used in the Back to the Future movies.” Shock Cinema

“[A] fascinating, bizarre but instantly accessible and phenomenally enjoyable movie.” Blueprint Review

“Blends science fiction with farce to great effect, spinning multiple time paradoxes without getting too hung up on the theoretical science behind it... a fantastically enjoyable romp. [...] It’s an absolute blast.” Czech Film Review

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