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In the Shadow

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In the Shadow
In the Shadow.jpg
'DVD Cover
Country Flag of the United States.jpg United States
CZE.jpg Czech Republic
Slovak.jpg Slovakia
POL.jpg Poland
ISR.jpg Israel
Directed by David Ondrícek
Release Date 2012
Language Czech
Studio Bleiberg Entertainment
Lucky Man Films
Trigon Productions
United King Films
Main Cast
Character Actor
Detective kpt. Hakl Ivan Trojan
Major Zenke Sebastian Koch
Jitka Haklová Sona Norisová
Detective por. Beno David Svehlík
Chief detective plk. Pánek Jirí Stepnicka

In the Shadow (Czech original: Ve stínu) is 2012 coproduction crime drama directed by David Ondrícek. The story is set in Czechoslovakia during the two weeks before the currency reform in the spring of 1953. Starring Ivan Trojan and Sebastian Koch.

The following weapons are featured in the film In the Shadow:


CZ 50

Kpt. Hakl (Ivan Trojan) of the Czechoslovak Police (SNB) uses CZ 50s as his sidearms.

Czech CZ 50 - 7.65x17mm Browning.
Kpt. Hakl (Ivan Trojan) pulls his CZ 50 from his breast pocket.
A promotional picture of Ivan Trojan as Captain Hakl with his CZ 50 pistol.

CZ 52

A CZ 52 is used as a murder weapon as well as a sidearm by various police (SNB) officers.

Czech CZ 52 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev.
A murderer flaunts their CZ-52.
Por. Beno (David Svehlík) (right) aims his CZ 52 at a suspect.
A ballistician investigates a bullet that fired from a murderer's CZ 52 pistol.

CZ 27

Some characters in movie are seen with a CZ 27 pistol.

CZ 27 - .32 ACP
Foll (Tomás Bambusek) attacks a post office while carrying a CZ 27.
After disarming Foll, a shipment guard takes control of the CZ 27.
Kpt. Hakl (Ivan Trojan) picks up the CZ 27 and lays it next to a dead guard.
Several CZ 27 pistols appear in the ballistics lab on a table.

Submachine Guns


The safe-breaker Janata (Norbert Lichý) uses a MP38 submachine gun in the film, as does another character.

MP38 submachine gun - 9x19mm
Janata (Norbert Lichý) aims the MP38.
Janata turns the MP38 from a surrendered guard to point it elsewhere.

Sa 24

The Border Guards are armed with Sa 24 submachine guns.

Sa 24 - 7.62x25 mm Tokarev
A guard with a Sa 24 inspects an ambulance.
An Sa 24 sits on a table in the police ballistics lab.


The police ballistician's workbench sports a loaded PPSh-41 submachine gun.

Soviet PPSh-41 Submachine Gun - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
The PPSh-41 is visible between the two individuals.



The police ballistics lab also contains a Panzerfaust.

Luger P08 9x19mm
Leaning against a wall behind Kpt. Hakl (Ivan Trojan) lies a Panzerfaust.

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