“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.
Vinegar (JAZZ WAR) // OCET (JAZZ WAR) (Orig.)
2001 / Czech Republic / 22 min
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The director Vít Klusák is shooting a film about his father, the well-known composer Emil Viklický, but the latter wants nothing to do with it. This creates a portrait without portraiture, since the director places a double in the role of his father, whom he finds through an advertisement published in newspapers. What is interesting is that Klusák does not know his real father personally, but only meets him (or fails to meet him) for the second time in his life while filming ...
|Dir. of Photography||Jakub Halousek|
|Music||Emil Viklický (opera Faidra)|
|Tags||family, portrait, private, relationships, student|
Address: Smetanovo nábřeží 2
City: 11000 Praha 1
Country: Czech Republic