Scene from the film Tell Me Something About Yourself- Láďa

Tell Me Something About Yourself- Láďa

  • Czech Republic
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The unique film cycle "Tell Me Something About Yourself" was started in the spring of 1989 by director H. Třeštíková. Utilizing her exceptional method in which she follows the subjects over a period of time, Třeštíková focuses on the youth correctional facility in Libkovice. The material was shot over a period of two to five years and captures not only the changes in the lives of the protagonists, but also transformations of the whole society. Lada is a typical product of the institutions known as „educational“ or „corrective“. Not only is not educated or corrected, he simply does not understand anything about life. He sloves his probléme in his own way – by swallowing sharp objevte. He does experience love, however – according to all tried and tested rules of the Red Libary. Love, passion, prison, bars…


  • Original title
    Řekni mi něco o sobě - Láďa
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Helena Třeštíková
  • DOP
    Martin Kubala, Petr Pešek, Stano Slušný, Ivan Vojnár
  • Editing
    Petras Jan, Martin Steklý
  • Sound
    Vladimír Nahodil, Michal Houdek, Lumír Turek
  • Duration
    60 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Production
      • AFiS - Asociace Film & Sociologie
      • Pod Zvonařkou 10
      • 120 00 Praha 2
      • Czech Republic
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