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Industrial Elegy // Industriální elegie (Orig.)
2006 / Czech Republic / 70 min
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A curious and quaint medley of beauty and ugliness, wisdom and stupidity, joy and sadness, filth and colourfulness. The curious place, where time has draw still. A story of the lost mining settlements in the Northern Moravia and their bizarre inhabitants. Duing the 18th and 19th centuries, they migrated to this area from all corners of Europe to get jobs. Now the settlements are like a god-forsaken open-air museum of old industrial architecture and human qualities. The absurd situations of everyday life raise both tears and smiles.
|Dir. of Photography||Miroslav Janek|
|Editing||Katarína Geyerová, Tonička Janková|
|Sound||Jiří Klenka, Jiří Melcher, Michael Míček|
|Tags||energy resources, industry, memory, social issues|
Address: Kavčí hory
City: 140 70 Praha 4
Country: Czech Republic