Alda

Direction
Year
2009
Country
  • Czech Republic
Duration
52min
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Subtitles

Mrs. O. is suffering from dementia. Her story is told through a combination of documentary footage and her own video journals. The handy digital camera serves Mrs. O. to record instructions for different daily activities, memories, thoughts, and commentaries on various events. Trying naively to print herself into the medium of film for further reference in the memory-less future. Through an individual story of a gradual memory loss Alda reflects the attitude of the post-communist society towards its recent history.

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  • Original title
    Alda
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Viera Čákanyová
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Dalibor Fencl, Magdaléna Weigertová, Viera Čákanyová
  • Editing
    Viera Čákanyová, Alexandra Gojdičová
  • Sound
    Jan Šléška
  • Duration
    52 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2009
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production

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