Helena' s Law

Helena' s Law
Zákon Helena

Czech Republic, 2016, 80 min
Documentary

Helena' s Law
Zákon Helena

Czech Republic, 2016, 80 min
Documentary

The film focuses on police detective, Helena Káhnová, who in the 1990´s managed to send to prison several dozen people in the so-called Berdych Gang case – including Berdych himself. The policewoman, as an extra work bonus, received 10 000 Czech crowns (370 4EUR) and a promotion which was revoked soon afterwards. What motivates a woman police officer to stand up to a mafia and what motivates a young documentary filmmaker to make contact with this mafia and shoot a film about them?

Cast / Helena Káhnová, David Berdych    Writer / Petra Nesvačilová    DoP / Klára Belicová, Klára Žaloudková    Editor / Josef Krajbich    Sound / Ladislav Greiner    Music / Jan P. Muchow

Release Date / 03 November 2016

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