The Melancholy Chicken

The Melancholy Chicken
Kuře melancholik

Czech Republic, 1999, 114 min
Fiction

The Melancholy Chicken
Kuře melancholik

Czech Republic, 1999, 114 min
Fiction

Cameraman Jaroslav Brabec's third feature involves a family drama set in a village in the recent past. An unfortunate accident brings about the death of a farmer's wife. Their four-year-old son then becomes attached to a young chicken and his mother returns to him in his dreams. The father begins a new relationship, but this, too, is destroyed through further tragedy.

Cast / Karel Roden, Vilma Cibulková, Aňa Geislerová, Radko Chromek, Vlasta Chramostová, Lubomír Kostelka, Diana Mórová, Oto Ševčík, Martin Huba    Writer / Jaroslav Brabec, Vladimír Körner    Story / Josef K. Šlejhar    DoP / Martin Čech, Jiří Macák, Jaroslav Brabec    Editor / Filip Issa    Sound / Pavel Dobrovský, Marek Hartl    Music / Jan Jirásek

Release Date / 30 September 1999

Czech Film Center

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