A Catapult of Fate

Direction
Year 
2011
Country
  • Czech Republic
Duration
86min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

Creative documentary film portrait of Olda Říha, a leader of Czech famous rock band Katapult, which entered Czech Hall of Fame and twice became the most popular band of the year. The film follows the music but particularly the life path of Říha and his band Katapult from the "church of death" to the "church of the rebirth." There is a way of doubts, faults, conflicts and happiness, but above all there is a journey without end. Death and rebirth of the band is taking a film vault to very open and frontal collision, situations between the director Jan Gogola and Olda Říha. Then you can truly say if Říha really sings what he lives and lives what he sings. We can see Olda Říha on the stage, in the backstages, on the tree stump, in a rehearsal room, in his office, playing squash or showering...

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Details

  • Original title
    Rock života
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Jan Gogola ml.
  • DOP
    Vladan Vála
  • Editing
    Ladislav Cmíral
  • Sound
    Jiří Melcher
  • Duration
    86 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2011
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • MFDF Jihlava

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