Scene from the film Barefoot
Scene from the film Barefoot
Scene from the film Barefoot
Scene from the film Barefoot
Scene from the film Barefoot
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  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Slovakia
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Eight-year-old Eda is a long-desired and anxiously protected child of parents who had lost one baby before. Eda is therefore a backup child; he even has the same name. After his father rejects to affiliate with Nazi invaders of Czechoslovakia in 1939, the family is forced to leave Prague and spend the war time living with relatives in the countryside. The war provides the mysterious adventures to Eda whose childish eyes cannot perceive the danger of those difficult times. To him life feels strange but beautiful now – a city boy lives in a tiny town, joins local boyish crew to spend days walking barefoot, notices beauty of girls for the first time and discovers both, deep family secrets, and his own bravery.

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  • Original Title
    Po strništi bos
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Jan Svěrák
  • Cast
    Ondřej Vetchý, Tereza Ramba, Alois Grec, Jan Tříska, Viera Pavlíková, Oldřich Kaiser, Zuzana Stivínová, Hynek Čermák, Petra Špalková...
  • Cinematography
    Vladimír Smutný
  • Editing
    Alois Fišárek
  • Music
    Michal Novinski
  • Sound
    Jakub Čech, Viktor Prášil, Claus Lynge, Hans Christian Kock
  • Runtime
    105 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
    • Denmark
    • Slovakia
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Production
      • Biograf Jan Svěrák
      • Nad Vinohradem 250/1
      • 140 00 Praha 4
      • Czech Republic
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