Gottland

Direction
Year
2014
Country
  • Czech Republic
Duration
103min
Audio Tracks
Subtitles

Polish journalist Mariusz Szczygieł describes the Czech Republic, the subject of his book Gottland, as a country of horror, sadness, and grotesque that not even Kafka could have dreamt up. Inspired by his stories, five Czech documentarians made a film that explores the boundary of documentary and reenactment. Petr Hátle reconstructs an archive interview with Otakar Vávra and Lída Baarová, Viera Čákanyová uses animation, Lukáš Kokeš creates an analogy between the camera’s movement and an assembly line. An original, critical view of modern Czech history.

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  • Original title
    Gottland
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Viera Čákanyová, Petr Hátle, Rozálie Kohoutová, Lukáš Kokeš, Klára Tasovská
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Lukáš Kokeš, Lukáš Milota, Prokop Souček
  • Editing
    Šimon Špidla, Evženie Brabcová, Viera Čákanyová, Alexandra Gojdičová, Šimon Hájek, Lukáš Kokeš, Klára Tasovská
  • Music
    Patryk Cannon, Šimon Holý, Jakub Kudláč
  • Sound
    Dominik Dolejší, Miloš Hanzély, Vítek Jíra, Vojtěch Knot, Lukáš Kosek, Adam Levý
  • Duration
    103 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
    2014
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • Jihlava IDFF 2014

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