I Love My Boring Life

Direction
Year
2009
Country
  • Czech Republic
Duration
26min
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The diary of a grandmother from the Prague neighbourhood of Zbraslav as a diary of eternity. Using informal language, for five years grandmother Alena Němcová from Zbraslav has been writing down weather forecasts, dreams, her morning exercises, cooking, everyday house bustle, global events as well as notes concerning relationships, religion and the general spirit of the times – matters of a private, family, social, real and also surreal nature. The film captures the life in her house as a place that could represent a slice of the world and merge various events and connections, both of a daily and timeless nature. It points out that banality can indeed be part of our perception but not of the world itself. The device is just a change of banality to singularity. This film is part of the "Breathless – Dominance of The Moment" documentary film project.

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  • Original title
    Mám ráda nudný život
  • Direction
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Jiří Zykmund
  • Editing
    Zdeněk Marek
  • Sound
    Jiří Melcher
  • Duration
    26 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
    2009
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Festivals
    • Jihlava IDFF 2009
  • Awards
    • Jihlava IDFF 2009 - Best Czech Documentary Film

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