Scene from the film Jan Hus - A Mass for Three Dead Men
Scene from the film Jan Hus - A Mass for Three Dead Men
Scene from the film Jan Hus - A Mass for Three Dead Men
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Jan Hus - A Mass for Three Dead Men

  • Czech Republic
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Jan Hus - A Mass for Three Dead Men tries to recover the legacy of the medieval reformist priest Jan Hus who was burnt to death by inquisition for his criticism and calling for reformation of the Catholic Church in 1415. The story takes place in the late 20th Century and relates to history of territory recently known as the Eastern Block. Jan Hus introduces three individuals - Ryszard Siwiec, Oskar Brüsewitz, and Graham Bamford, who set themselves on fire to protest against the political regimes in which they lived, and against which they had struggled.


  • Original title
    Jan Hus - mše za tři mrtvé muže
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Miroslav Bambušek
  • DOP
    Jakub Halousek
  • Editing
    Kateřina Krutská Vrbová
  • Music
    Petr Kofroň
  • Sound
    Michal Gábor, Václav Flegl
  • Duration
    73 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Production
      • NFI
      • Bělohorská 153
      • 169 00 Prague 6
      • Czech Republic
      • cell: +420604216238
  • Distribution
      • Asociace českých filmových klubů (AČFK)
      • Czech Republic
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    • Summer Film School Uherské Hradiště 2009, Czech Republic 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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