Traces, Fragments, Roots

Direction
Year 
2016
Country
  • Czech Republic 
Duration
24min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

A museum of rotting apples, a Christmas tree shedding its needles, a splintered tree trunk, maggots crawling over a honeycomb… The sound of a falling apple hitting the ground, speech classes, Christian sermons, the baaing of sheep… Images and sound continuously come into contact with each other in the film Prints, Shards, Roots, presenting creative encounters between the human world and nature. The film could be termed an experiment, but it is more of an evocative lyrical series of images and sounds, which gain power through the effective shots taken with a 16mm camera. The beauty of the decaying natural items that is consistently called is set against a backdrop of human artefacts, which is slightly indifferent but no less mysterious.

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Details

  • Original title
    Stopy, střepy, kořeny
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Květa Přibylová
  • DOP
    Květa Přibylová
  • Editing
    Květa Přibylová
  • Sound
    Jan Richtr
  • Duration
    24 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
    2016
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production

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