Studio at Argentinská

  • Czech Republic
Audio Tracks 

A private concert by the Plastic People at their practice space in the now-demolished house (no. 1) on the corner of Dělnická and Argentinská Streets in Prague. Because of the cramped conditions, Ságl recorded the events in extreme close-up using his characteristic hand-held lighting. The close-ups are often on the border of being out of focus. This, combined with the bright light source, makes it one of the rawest and most original documentaries of its time.


  • Original Title
    Zkušebna v Argentinské
  • Direction
  • Cinematography
    Jan Ságl
  • Editing
    Jan Ságl
  • Runtime
    13 min (1-15 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Format
    • Black & White
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • Jihlava IDFF 2016 is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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