Greatest Wish

  • Czech Republic
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A sociological probe into young people’s actual values under socialism.

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
    Největší přání
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Jan Špáta
  • DOP
    Vladimír Skalský
  • Editing
    Marie Čulíková
  • Sound
    Miroslav Letenský
  • Duration
    29 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Colour
    • Black & White
  • Production
  • Awards
    • Main Prize – Short Film Days, Karlovy Vary, 1965
    • Main Prize – West German Short Film Days, Oberhausen 1966 is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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