• Czech Republic
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A documentary about the Russian city of Yakutsk in the Far East, seemingly just countless blocks of prefab flats in the middle of taiga - at first sight a gloomy place to live at, yet filled with a human desire to create, which is embodied by Malupien, a castle made of scrapheap at a place called Olšový Spas, built by one of the heroes of the film, expressing his faith in a fairy-tale essence of human existence, pointing out that the way back to childhood is possible by an active creation of its reflection.

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  • Original title
    Malupien, Olšový Spas
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Martin Ryšavý
  • DOP
    Martin Ryšavý
  • Editing
    Jan Petras
  • Sound
    Martin Ryšavý
  • Duration
    85 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production 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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