The Presence of Arnošt Lustig

The Presence of Arnošt Lustig
Tvoje slza, můj déšť

Czech Republic, 2012, 53 min
Documentary

The Presence of Arnošt Lustig
Tvoje slza, můj déšť

Czech Republic, 2012, 53 min
Documentary

In this film, Arnošt Lustig, hailed bythe Literary Review of London, as"the best living Czech author whosework calls for the Nobel and all otherliterary prizes," answers existentialquestions for his daughter.A charismatic eighty-year-old, hesparkles and surprises withimagination, originality and insight.This survivor of the holocaust, fighterand artist, gives meaning to the mazeof an irrational world. His wordsexpose the make-up of a human beingwho has all the hues of human. Anadolescent when Hitler was turningmillions to smoke, he happenedto live through upheavals in history:1939-1945 in Europe; 1948 inPalestine; 1968 in a Czechoslovakiathat woke to freedom that was quicklyburied. A film about a remarkableartist whose perception of survival,warmth, balance, and his sense of"I" made him live when others werefalling.

Writer / Eva Lustigová    DoP / Marek Jícha    Editor / Jiří Brožek    Sound / Ivan Horák

Release Date / 30 June 2012

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