In Sight

In Sight

In Sight

In Sight

In Sight

In Sight

In Sight

In Sight

In Sight

2011 / Czech Republic / 42min

In the second half of the 18th century, Jeremy Bentham designed the model of a panopticon, a type of building that made supervision most effective. Panopticons were firstly used for prisons, places where supervision and punishment are the main functions. Secret services but also different surveillance technologies are the new panopticons. They can monitor, save and store data about people to identify them, to distinguish the location and time of people’s behaviour and actions. Architecture theorist, software expert, people who are or were monitored, or the former secret service agents explain their panoptical experience. Reading again Michel Foucault´s Discipline and Punish, through experience with different kinds of supervision, in the film we are looking for the perfect application of the panoptical principle.

Details

  • Original title
    Nadohled
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Andrea Slováková
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Martin Polčák, Braňo Pažitka, Dalibor Fencl
  • Editing
    Jana Vlčková, Josef Krajbich
  • Music
    Viktor Tverdochlibov
  • Sound
    Martin Ženíšek
  • Duration
    42 min
  • Year
    2011
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Audio Tracks
    MULTI LANG.
  • Subtitles
    ENG, CZE
  • Production
    FAMU
    Smetanovo nábřeží 2
    11000 Praha 1
    Czech Republic
    Pavlína Kalandrová / Duracfilm
    Czech Republic
    e-mail: pavlina@duracfilm.cz
  • Distribution
    Pavlína Kalandrová / Duracfilm
    Czech Republic
    e-mail: pavlina@duracfilm.cz
  • Awards

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