Premieres in Czech cinemas

Good Death
Good Death

Director
Tomáš Krupa

Janette is terminally ill and she would like to die a dignified death. However, this is not possible in her home in the United Kingdom. She gets in touch with Dr. Erika in Switzerland, who is willing to help her. Determined to see her decision through, Janette opts for physician-assisted suicide. Janette must plan her final departure from the UK before her illness prevents her from doing so.…

Solo
Solo

Release Date
31.10.2019

Director
Artemio Benki

Martin P. is a young Argentinean piano virtuoso and composer, who has been since his breakdown four years ago a patient of El Borda, the largest and the most notable but also controversial psychiatric hospital in Latin America. The child prodigy and the most promising talent of his generation is now trying to find a way how to overcome his mental disease and come back to life outside the walls of…

Let There Be Light
Let There Be Light

Director
Marko Škop

Milan (40) has three children and does construction work in Germany in order to provide for his family in Slovakia. While visiting his home over Christmas he discovers that his eldest son Adam is a member of a para-military youth group. The boy is involved in bullying and the death of a class-mate. The father has to decide what to do. In this process, along with his wife, he comes to discover the…

Old-Timers
Old-Timers

Director
Martin Dušek, Ondřej Provazník

"Nobody fucks with the truth" says Vlastimil Reiner, retired and immobile 90-year-old army colonel, as his friend Tonda helps him with his personal hygiene. The two men are about to embark on the last mission of their lives: to find and kill the former communist prosecutor who used to send the elite of the nation to their deaths. His crimes remain unpunished, denied and forgotten. Now…

Bluesman
Bluesman

Director
Michal Rákosník

Music documentary for blues and guitars lovers. Billy Gibbons and Eric Clapton have one thing in common - they own electric guitars from Czech manufacturer, Peter Jurkovič. The film inspired by the story of his life connects different members of the blues scene from all over the world.

The Abstainer
The Abstainer

Release Date
31.10.2019

Director
David Vigner

A nineteen-year-old Adam is a patient in an alcohol treatment institute. He finds himself in a place which most people associate with older and professional drunkards. More and more, even very young people become alcohol addicted. Adam had his whole life ahead of him. All he needed to do was pass the final exam and send the application for the university. But there was no rush. The time was just…

The Play
The Play

Release Date
31.10.2019

Director
Alejandro Fernández Almendras

The world of the young theatre director Petr in a small Czech town crumbles after he decides to realize his dream: to adapt an overly ambitious play based on Euripides’ classic Fedra. He loses his two main actors during rehearsals and the municipality threatens to cut funding due to the play’s political content. Petr falls for young actress Karolína, who plays the lead.…

The Prague Orgy
The Prague Orgy

Director
Irena Pavlásková

The famous American writer Philip Roth based his book partially on his authentic experiences in 1970’s when he used to visit Prague after the Soviet occupation in 1968, in order to help the banned Czechoslovak writers. Despite the political oppression, the social life, full of amusement and open relationships, was rampant in Prague. The greater pressure of the regime was, the more people…

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Article by Martin Kudláč for CZECH FILM magazine / Fall 2019

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