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Petr Marek

Petr Marek

Czech Republic / Website

Biography

Petr Marek was born in 1974. Under the pseudonym Bunny the Musician (Muzikant Králíček) and within the music bands The Scalders, Unarclub, Kakaduo and The Beautiful Mover Gerard & Sexual Furniture (Krásný stěhovák Gerard & Sexuální nábytek), he has co-authored over 40 home-made long-playing albums. He is the author of music for Marek Najbrt’s film Champions/Mistři (2004) and for the film Nation to Itself/Národ sobě by Jan Gogola Jr. From 2006, he is a member of the MIDIlidi ensamble which also made music for the appreciated Czech film Protector. Since the end of the 1980s, he has made at about thirty short films and seven feature-length films (the shortest one lasting 9 seconds, the longest one lasting 4 hours) within the Unarfilm company. In 2001, he worked as second cameraman on the film Late Night Talks with Mother/Noční hovory s matkou directed by Jan Němec. In 2002, his feature-length debut Love from Above/Láska shora entered Czech film distribution in the co-production of Negativ s.r.o. and Unarfilm, raising extreme reaction, both positive and negative. In 2005, he introduced his “realistic mystery with a social aspect” Not of Today/Nebýt dnešní in DVD distribution. From 1991, he is a member of the Decadent Ladybird Theatre (Dekadentní divadlo beruška), further on he is active in the theatre projects Radio Ivo, Láhor/Soundsystem, Vosto5 Theatre, giving a guest performance as author, actor and musician in the show Nothing Can Stop Us/Nic nás nezastaví in the Ypsilon Theatre. He works as a lecturer at the Department of Directing at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU).


Filmography:

Bajesta Gumbrina (CZ, 1993)
Film Petra (45´, CZ, 1995)
240 minut v Solingenu (240´, CZ, 1995)
My Life Opodál (CZ, 1996)
V centru filmu - v teple domova-together with Vít Janeček (48´, CZ, 1998)
České Pulp Fiction a Blair Witch (30´, CZ, 2000)
Všechno na Mars! (50´, CZ, 2001)
Mého snu čert (65´, CZ, 2001)
Láska shora (98´, CZ, 2002)
Nebýt dnešní (110´, CZ, 2005)
Říkal, říkal, říkal… hezká, moc pěkný / to je těsně nad tím srdcem (35´, CZ, 2007)
Nic proti ničemu/Nothing Against Nothing (98', Czech Republic, 2011)
Podsvětí (29', Czech Republic, 2012)

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Love from Above

Láska shora (Orig.) / 2002 / Czech Republic / 98 min

Love from Above is the playful and humorous tale of Prokop and Magdalena's travels to see a solar eclipse.

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Nothing against nothing

Nic proti ničemu (Orig.) / 2011 / Czech Republic / 98 min

An ironic comedy about the boundless tolerance of the current thirty-something generation.

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V centru filmu - v teple domova

V centru filmu - v teple domova (Orig.) / 1998 / Czech Republic / 48 min

A documentary mystery by Vít Janeček and Petr Marek made during the 32nd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. We are sorry but this film is in Czech and has NO SUBTITLES.

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