Respice Finem

  • Czech Republic
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A refined film essay about the loneliness, wisdom and humility of old women. The film, most valued by Jan Špáta, was awarded the Grand Prize at the International Short Film Festival in Oberhausen, the Trilobit Award and Special Mention at the IFF in Karlovy Vary.

Eighteen films by the master of Czech documentary filmmaking Jan Spata were digitally restored and transferred into HD format and are now available on 4 DVDs and a selection of five digitally restored films are also in theatrical distribution. More about Jan Spata and the project at

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  • Original title
    Respice Finem
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Jan Špáta
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Jan Špáta
  • Editing
    Marie Křížková
  • Music
    Luboš Fišer
  • Sound
    Zbyněk Mader
  • Duration
    15 min (1-15 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Colour
    • Black & White
  • Production


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