Made In Prague 2017

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Ice Mother (Baba z ladu) (Country: France, Czech Republic, Slovakia; Year: 2017; Director: Bohdan Sláma; Writer: Bohdan Sláma; Stars: Václav Neuzil, Alena Mihulová, Tatiana Vilhelmová, Petra Spalková, Zuzana Krónerová, Pavel Nový, Daniel Vízek, Marie Ludvíková, Marek Daniel, Lubos Veselý)
Hana lives alone in a big villa with only weekly visits from her two belligerent sons and their families to look forward to. While on a stroll with her grandson one day, she rescues Brona, an elderly ice swimmer with a hen for a best friend, from drowning. This encounter invigorates Hana, introducing her to a new hobby and unexpected romance.
A Marriage Story (Strnadovi) (Country: Czech Republic; Year: 2017; Director: Helena Trestíková; Writer: Helena Trestíková; Stars: Michaela Katráková, Milan Petrina, Jan Strnad, Martin Strnad, Tomás Strnad, Václav Strnad, Václav ml. Strnad, Ivana Strnadová, Lenka Strnadová, Tereza Strnadová)
Time-lapse documentary follows 35 years of ups and downs of the married life of Václav and Ivana Strnad.
The Sins Of Love (Hříchy lásky) (Country: Czechoslovakia, Germany; Year: 1929; Director: Karel Lamac; Writer: Václav Wasserman, Václav Wasserman; Stars: Josef Rovenský, Marcella Albani, Gaston Jacquet, Walter Rilla, Ladislav H. Struna, Karel Schleichert, Alois Charvát, Josef Sváb-Malostranský, Ludvík Veverka, Bronislava Livia, Bohumil Kovár, Jirí Cervený, Cenek Slégl, Betty Kysilková, Vladimír Pospísil-Born)
The story of a successful rural actor whose life is destroyed by a theatre engagement in the big city and by an overpowering love for his much younger wife, also an actor.
The Teacher (Ucitelka) (Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia; Year: 2016; Director: Jan Hrebejk; Writer: Petr Jarchovský; Stars: Zuzana Mauréry, Ondrej Malý, Éva Bandor, Martin Havelka, Ina Gogálová, Peter Bebjak, Tamara Fischer, Richard Labuda, Monika Certezni, Csongor Kassai, Lukas Pelc, Oliver Oswald, Attila Mokos, Zuzana Konecná)
A teacher creates a climate of fear in the classroom.
Wasteland (Pustina) (Country: Czech Republic; Year: 2016; Director: Alice Nellis, Ivan Zachariás; Writer: Stepán Hulík; Stars: Zuzana Stivínová, Jaroslav Dusek, Eliska Krenková, Jan Cina, Eva Holubová, Petra Spalková, Martin Kubacák, Stepán Matejícka, Leos Noha, Stepán Benoni, Jirí Krejcí, Martin Sitta, Oldrich Vlach, Oskar Hes, Janek Gregor)
HBO drama series in the mould of The Killing and The bridge.
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Zuzana: Music Is Life (Country: US, Czech Republic; Year: 2017; Director: Harriet Getzels, Peter Getzels)
Zuzana Růžičková survived three concentration camps and decades-long oppression and harassment under the totalitarian regime in her native Czech Republic to become a world famous harpsichordist. Here, she tells her story.
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