The Mystery of Sklep Theater - A Guide to Saving the World

  • Czech Republic
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The film dedicated to one of the Prague cult theatre groups – the Sklep theatre, founded in 1971, maps the past and the present of this special artistic stage of admirably long existence and persistence. Sklep theatre is known for its truly original approach to theatre and its pieces are loved by generations of fans. The film brings the portraits of its founders David Vávra and Milan Šteindler, as well as other members - Tomáš Hanák, Václav Marhoul, Aleš Najbrt, Eva Holubová and Jiří Macháček, who are simultaneously active and important personalities of the Czech cinema and art.


  • Original title
    Tajemství Divadla Sklep aneb Manuál na záchranu světa
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Olga Dabrowská
  • Cast
    David Vávra, Milan Šteindler, Tomáš Hanák, Tomáš Vorel st., Jiří Fero Burda, Ondřej Trojan, Václav Marhoul, Eva Holubová, Lenka Vychodilová
  • DOP
    Diviš Marek
  • Editing
    Jakub Voves
  • Music
    Ivan Acher
  • Sound
    Jiří Klenka
  • Duration
    96 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Colour
    • Colour
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