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Petra Nesvačilová

Czech Republic

Biography

Petra Nesvačilová was born in 1985. She studied at Biskupské gymnázium in České Budějovice. At the age of 17 she was a leading person of a film club in theatre SUD, where she was also a script editor of documentary section (www.divadlo-sud.cz). She made a music video for Satisfuction group (2003).In 2004 she got an award during International festival of documentary films „Jeden svět“ for third place with „Chci jen pochopit“. One year later during the same festival she won third place in photography section with „Káťa a Andrea, ženy. She made several documents about making a movie, e.g. - Pusinky (2006), František je děvkař (2007) and Lištičky (2009).She is co-founder, co-script editor and co-organizer of „RUBmovie“ (2006) – annual film festival in Rubín theatre. In 2009 she made documentary films within the scope of „24 HODIN S...“ cycle for TV Z1. She is studying the department of documentary films at FAMU University at the present time. Petra is also a film and theatre actress.

Filmography:

Putování jedné kachny za sny (10´, CZ, 2008)
Kláry letní tábor (10´, CZ, 2008)
Opus č.50 na motivy Milady Horákové (14´, CZ, 2009)
Bábovka, turek, slepice a polévka (8´, CZ, 2009)
Řekni, kde ti Němci jsou (35´, CZ, 2011)
Prsty v medu mám (11´, CZ, 2011)

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Fingers in Honey

Prsty v medu mám (Orig.) / 2011 / Czech Republic / 10 min

Film tells the story, in poetic moments of silence, of the director’s meeting with Ivan Medek and the artist Tereza...

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Klára's Summer Camp

Kláry letní tábor (Orig.) / 2008 / Czech Republic / 10 min

Klára has decided to become a nun and her journey to serve God is recounted by her sister...

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Marble Cake, Coffee, Chicken and Soup

Bábovka, turek, slepice a polévka (Orig.) / 2009 / Czech Republic / 8 min

A delicate narration of Mrs Simon who has been corresponding all her life with Agatha Christie. It was her means of escape from the iron hand of her husband to candy.

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Opus No. 50 Or the Story of Milada Horáková

Opus č. 50 na motivy Milady Horákové (Orig.) / 2009 / Czech Republic / 14 min

A situational dialogue of actresses in a studio. Reading the last speech of Milada Horáková in front of the court, they try to understand her as a woman and a mother.

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Tell Me Where the Germans Are

Řekni, kde ti Němci jsou (Orig.) / 2011 / Czech Republic / 32 min

Film looks at several figures in order to explore the post-war relationship between Germans and Czechs...

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The Journey of a Duck to Dreamland

Putování jedné kachny za sny (Orig.) / 2008 / Czech Republic / 10 min

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Václav Klaus – From Borotín up to the top of Sněžka Mountain

Václav Klaus - Z Borotína až na Sněžku (Orig.) / 2013 / Czech Republic / 26 min

Former Czech Prime Minister (July 2, 1992 – January 1, 1993, January 1, 1993 – July 4, 1996, July 4, 1996 – January 2, 1998)
A search for Václav Klaus and his footprint in the Czech Republic’s history.

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