The Unwelcome

2009 / Czech Republic / 94min

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.

Details

  • Original title
    Nevítaní
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Tomáš Škrdlant
  • Dir. of Photo.
    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
  • Audio Tracks
    CZE
  • Subtitles
    ENG
  • Production
    Česká televize
    Kavčí hory
    140 70 Praha 4
    Czech Republic
    tel: 261137106
    fax: 261216628
    e-mail: petra.stovikova@ceskatelevize.cz, jitka.prochazkova@ceskatelevize.cz
    Studio KF
    Czech Republic
  • Distribution
  • Festivals

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