Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2017

Additional shorts complete the feature film programme below.

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Cervana (Country: Czech Republic, Slovak Republic,; Year: 2017; Director: Olga Sommerová)
Documenary about the legendary opera singer Soňa Červená, who created a hundred roles on stages scattered across five continents.
Filthy (Spina) (Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia; Year: 2017; Director: Tereza Nvotová; Writer: Barbora Namerova, Barbora Namerova, Barbora Namerova, Tereza Nvotová, Tereza Nvotová; Stars: Anna Rakovska, Róbert Jakab, Anna Sisková, Lubos Veselý, Patrik Holubar, Ela Lehotská, Juliana Olhová, Monika Potokárová, Dominika Zeleníková)
A teenager struggles to cope after suffering rape.
The Good Plumber (Instalatér z Tuchlovic) (Country: Czech Republic; Year: 2016; Director: Tomás Vorel; Writer: Tomás Vorel; Stars: Jakub Kohák, Eva Holubová, Jan Budar, Petra Spalková, Barbora Poláková, Gabriela Heclová, Lucie Polisenská, Filip Blazek, Tomás Matonoha, )
Plumber Luboš can repair anything, but attempting any meaningful social interaction with the inhabitants of the village of Tuchlovice is but a pipe dream.
Green Horse Rustlers (Zlodeji zelených koní) (Country: Czech Republic; Year: 2016; Director: Dan Wlodarczyk; Writer: Jirí Hájícek, Petr Jarchovský, Dan Wlodarczyk, Hana Wlodarczyková; Stars: Pavel Liska, Marek Adamczyk, Jenovéfa Boková, Gabriela Mícová, Sárka Vaculíková, Bolek Polívka, Martin Sitta, Tomás Tobola, Jana Kepková, Justína Drábková, Petr Panzenberger, Josef Wiesner, Ivo Niederle, Vera Hlavácková, Michal Isteník)
The reference here is to moldavite, a semiprecious stone buried underground where two diggers are itching to get at it – each for their own very different reasons…
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.
Little Harbour (Piata lod) (Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary; Year: 2017; Director: Iveta Grofova; Writer: Iveta Grofova, Iveta Grofova, Marek Lescák, Marek Lescák; Stars: Vanessa Szamuhelova, Matus Bacisin, Katarina Kamencova, Johana Tesarová)
Under somewhat unusual circumstances, ten-year-old Jarka finds herself a new family when she starts taking care of two abandoned babies.
The Oddsockeaters (Lichozrouti) (Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Croatia; Year: 2016; Director: Galina Miklínová; Writer: Galina Miklínová, Pavel Srut; Stars: Krystof Hádek, Jan Maxián, David Novotný, Ondrej Trojan, Marek Taclík, Tatiana Vilhelmová, Josef Somr, Ales Najbrt, Matej Ruppert, Václav Koubek, Vojtech Rohlícek, Tomás Jerábek, Ondrej Bauer, Stanislav Zindulka, Eva Spoustová)
“Never take the entire pair!” is the mantra of the Oddsockeaters, the creatures responsible for our socks just disappearing into thin air, leaving us with a pile of odd socks.
Out (Country: France, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia; Year: 2017; Director: György Kristóf; Writer: Eszter Horváth, György Kristóf, Gábor Papp; Stars: Judit Bárdos, Attila Bocsárszky, Éva Bandor, Ieva Aleksandrova-Eklone, Sándor Terhes, Ieva Norvele, Guna Zarina, Ivars Brakovskis, Viktor Nemets, Varis Klausitajs)
A fiftysomething family man embarks on an Eastern European odyssey after losing his job.
A Prominent Patient (Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia; Year: 2017; Director: Julius Sevcík; Writer: Petr Kolecko, Alex Königsmark, Julius Sevcík; Stars: Arly Jover, Karel Roden, Gina Bramhill, Dermot Crowley, Paul Nicholas, Hanns Zischler, Stewart Moss, Eva Herzigova, Joan Blackham, Milton Welsh, Tim Preece, Emília Vásáryová, Martin Hofmann, Oldrich Kaiser, Zuzana Krónerová)
Story of a Czech diplomat who fled the country in 1939.
Spoor (Pokot) (Country: Poland, Germany, Czech Republic, Sweden, Slovakia; Year: 2017; Director: Agnieszka Holland, Kasia Adamik; Writer: Agnieszka Holland, Stepán Hulík, Olga Tokarczuk; Stars: Agnieszka Mandat-Grabka, Wiktor Zborowski, Jakub Gierszal, Patrycja Volny, Miroslav Krobot, Borys Szyc, Tomasz Kot, Andrzej Grabowski, Katarzyna Herman, Marcin Bosak, Andrzej Konopka, Sebastian Pawlak, Katarzyna Skarzanka, Monika Anna Wojtyllo, David Ali Hamade)
An elderly woman is convinced she knows what lies behind a spate of mysterious crimes... but nobody will believe her.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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