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    DoP / Martin Čech , Jiří Macák , Jaroslav Brabec    Story / Josef K. Šlejhar    Editor / Filip Issa    Sound / Pavel Dobrovský , Marek Hartl    Music / Jan Jirásek

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