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The Unwelcome  //  Nevítaní (Orig.)

DIR: Tomáš Škrdlant
2009 / Czech Republic / 94 min

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Since the early 1990s the director has been accompanying and filming five children, now adults, who were rejected by their parents and left in the maternity hospitals right after they were born. The state has taken care of them: from the material point of view they lacked almost nothing - only they lived in another world. Particularly during the Communist era, all children that were different were carefully kept out of sight, hidden in a kind of underworld, far from the rest of the society and its joys and sorrows. The protagonists of the film, however, surmounted the obstacles and entered our world: they are living independently, working, having healthy children, divorcing, and getting married again; some have even met their parents.

About

Director Tomáš Škrdlant
Screenplay Tomáš Škrdlant
Dir. of Photography 1993 František Chmela / 1996 - 2000 Filip Havelka / 2001 - 2008 Tomáš Škrdlant
Editing Tomáš Škrdlant
Music Jiří Strohner
Sound Petr Šoltys, Petr Lenděl
Duration 94 min
Year 2009
Country Czech Republic
Colour Colour
Tags children, Czech society, disabilities, long-term observation, social issues, youth
Production Česká televize, Studio KF
Česká televize
Address:  Kavčí hory
City:  140 70 Praha 4
Country:  Czech Republic
Web:  www.ceskatelevize.cz
E-mail:  ,
Phone:  261137106
Fax:  261216628

Studio KF
Country:  Czech Republic

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Awards

The Unwelcome received the ...

The Unwelcome received the Pavel Koutecký Award for the best documentary in 2009 and the Audience Award on International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival One World 2010.



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