Village B.

2002 / Czech Republic / 30min

This documentary about the people of Blšany is seen through the eyes of Mr. Tříska, the local one-room school principal and an amateur filmmaker, creator of a movie about “the smallest community in the world with a first league soccer team.” He guides us through an eerie village marked by Communism, a hamlet awakened from its lethargy once every two weeks by a first league soccer match. “Meetings were also held in the country,” claims Tříska, “but executions and trials took place in town. A person had to be careful in the country if he didn’t want to be denounced, but when he went to the doctor he knew he wouldn’t pay for prescriptions; and the bus cost a crown fifty, not ten like today.”

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Details

  • Original title
    Obec B.
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Filip Remunda
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Martin Matiášek
  • Editing
    Matouš Outrata, Jakub Voves
  • Music
  • Sound
    Lukáš Moudrý
  • Duration
    30 min
  • Year
    2002
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Audio Tracks
    CZE
  • Subtitles
    ENG
  • Production
    TASKOVSKI FILMS
    4b Wentworth Street
    E1 7TF London
    United Kingdom
    tel: 0044 (0) 207 247 0238
    cell: ---
    fax: ---
    e-mail: irena@taskovskifilms.com, taskovskifilms@yahoo.co.uk
  • Distribution
    BIONAUT FILMS
    Dělnická 47
    17000 Praha 7
    Czech Republic
    tel: +420 222 967 358
    fax: +420 222 967 357
    e-mail: bionaut@bionaut.cz
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