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DIR: Jan Gogola, ml.
1998 / Czech Republic / 94 min

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The highway from Brno to Praha. People chosen at random muse on infinity and the beginning of the world. The director pushes drivers, gas-station and highway-hotel employees and residents of nearby villages to think about time, death, the universe and eternal return. Ordinary people and their everyday situations are relentlessly being confronted with timeless pondering and provocation to philosophize. Things embody and symbolize the ideas explored. In this film which steers between a sociological probe and a documentary essay, the highway itself becomes a metaphor of an eternal flow.

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Director Jan Gogola, ml.
Screenplay Jan Gogola ml.
Dir. of Photography Vladan Vála
Editing Marek Zdeněk
Music
Sound Dusbaba Jáchym
Duration 94 min
Year 1998
Country Czech Republic
Colour
Tags comunications, Czech society, essay, poetic, student
Production Česká televize, FAMU, Negativ, s.r.o.
Česká televize
Address:  Kavčí hory
City:  140 70 Praha 4
Country:  Czech Republic
Web:  www.ceskatelevize.cz
E-mail:  ,
Phone:  261137106
Fax:  261216628

FAMU
Address:  Smetanovo nábřeží 2
City:  11000 Praha 1
Country:  Czech Republic
Web:  www.famu.cz

Negativ, s.r.o.
Address:  Ostrovní 30
City:  110 00 Praha
Country:  Czech Republic
Web:  www.negativ.cz/cz/
Phone:  (+420) 224933755

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