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Solar Eclipse - CZECH version  //  Pod sluncem tma - CZ verze (Orig.)

DIR: Martin Mareček
2011 / Czech Republic / 81 min

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Recommend this film

In 2006 two Czech electricians, Milan and Tomáš, set off for the Zambian village of Mupande. Exploiting a “higher level of African improvisation” they managed to provide electric power to the local school, clinic and several homes, and brought the villagers out of their equatorial darkness. Five years later they return to the site of their worthy deed and discover to their dismay that their ingeniously constructed system is in ruins. With considerable effort and to the sound of numerous expletives from temperamental Tomáš, they set to work repairing the damage caused by the villagers’ clumsy interventions. The latest film written and directed by successful Czech documentarist Martin Mareček presents a tightly structured, exemplary study of the various drawbacks of providing aid to developing countries, which include the frequent hazards of “redemption.” Without a hint of judgement but with traces of humour, it also wonderfully illustrates the disparities of culture, thought and behaviour between Africans and Europeans.
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About

Director Martin Mareček
Screenplay Martin Mareček
Dir. of Photography Jiří Málek
Editing Martin Mareček
Music
Sound Martin Mareček
Duration 81 min
Year 2011
Country Czech Republic
Colour Colour
Tags Africa, energy resources, engaged, observational, social issues
Production Hypermarket Film, s.r.o.
Hypermarket Film, s.r.o.
Address:  Osadní 6
City:  170 00 Praha 7
Country:  Czech Republic
Web:  www.hypermarketfilm.cz/
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Phone:  +420 222 937 341

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The film won Audience ...

The film won Audience Award and Award for the best Czech documentary of 2011 at section the Czech joy (Česká radost) competition at this year's Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival!



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