Scene from the film Recovering Industry
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Recovering Industry

  • Czech Republic

Recovering Industry is an experimental film that layers various images of the Czech automotive, chemical, and construction industries from 2009 to the present. These phases and modes conceptually combine with editing techniques, particularly through types of dissolves, to create a palimpsestic image. Economic crisis and recovery are enmeshed in varying sharpness, colour, saturation, and brightness, representing how these cycles that are embedded within one another.


  • Original title
    Rekonstrukce průmyslu
  • Direction
  • DOP
    Lukáš Hyksa
  • Editing
    Jana Vlčková
  • Music
    Viktor Tverdochlibov
  • Duration
    20 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Festivals
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