The Rite of Spring

The Rite of Spring
Svěcení jara

Czech Republic, 2002, 55 min
Documentary

The Rite of Spring
Svěcení jara

Czech Republic, 2002, 55 min
Documentary

An unusual recording of the Min Tanaka's creaho is a personality in Japanese alternative theatre. In the beginning of February last year Min Tanaka arrived with his group Mai-Juku to Prague and Bratislava, where he presented the performance Spring Sanctification in the stone theatres. The film crew was present at each rehearsal and the theatre performance and so the first part of the film was made, the filming continued on Tanaka's farm. Spring sanctification has existed a long time before the actual origin of farming and it had in various parts in the world its original form. Min Tanaka asks himself in the form of dance Butó what sanctification means for mankind today what means spring and what is the meaning of spring sanctification.

Writer / Jana Ševčíková    DoP / Jaromír Kačer    Editor / Lucie Haladová    Sound / Jiří Pesr    Music / Alan Vitouš

Release Date / 01 December 2002

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