A Town Called Hermitage

  • Czech Republic

Most original inhabitants were moved away from this small town located close to the German border for their German origin. Instead of focusing on the war time, the film is based on the present, depicting the life of several characters:
a woman of Sudeten-German origin, a German man coming to the town as a sexual tourist, a Dutch man and a Vietnamese girl living in the town. The document presents Czechborderland and the stories of people living their own privatelives, often unwilling to step out into the world at large.

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  • Original title
    Poustevna, das ist Paradies
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Martin Dušek, Ondřej Provazník
  • DOP
    Tomáš Nováček, Marek Janda
  • Editing
    Ondřej Provazník, Matouš Outrata
  • Music
    Václav Flégl, Radim Hladík Jr.
  • Sound
    Zoran Marelja
  • Duration
    73 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Czech Republic

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