Marriage Stories 20 Years Later - Mirka and Antonin

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Year
2006
Country
  • Czech Republic
Duration
61min
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“We wanted to get married anyway and the child only made it quicker”. Perhaps it was too quick; seventeen-year-old Mirka just got apprenticed as a hairdresser while nineteen-year-old Antonín worked as a dispatcher. The first years of their marriage gave no promise of a great future; on one hand, there was a young mother deprived of the freedoms and fun of her contemporaries, complaining about the insufficient involvement of her husband; on the other hand, there was a young father trying to secure his family and once, perhaps, even a housing of their own. Tired of compromising and discontented with the monotony of early adulthood, in the course of years Mirka and Antonín managed to turn their marriage into a reasonable relationship, finding realization in their jobs, bringing up two children and becoming grandparents. Thus their final statement “They were a turbulent twenty five years; however, we have survived” is not a sigh of resignation but rather an evidence of sincerity towards each other and towards life.

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  • Original title
    Manželské etudy po dvaceti letech: Mirka a Antonín
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Třeštíková Helena
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Vlastimil Hamerník, Miroslav Souček, Richard Špůr, Jan Malíř
  • Editing
    Zdenek Patočka
  • Sound
    Jan Valouch, Miroslav Šimčík, Vladimír Nahodil, Zbyněk Mikulík
  • Duration
    61 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2006
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Production

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