Scene from the film 11 Colors of a Bird
Scene from the film 11 Colors of a Bird
Scene from the film 11 Colors of a Bird
Scene from the film 11 Colors of a Bird
Scene from the film 11 Colors of a Bird

11 Colors of a Bird

  • Czech Republic
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Unique view behind the curtain of development and production of The Painted Bird, a film adaptation of Jerzy Kosiński´s novel, which has travelled festivals all over the world. 11 Colours of The Bird is neither cruel, nor black and white or taciturn. Stories of director Václav Marhoul and (non)actor Petr Kotlár, bring back the film's various creative peripetia, offering their subjective perspectives, from the first to the last scene of a year-and-half long shoot. Sometimes funny, sometimes hard. The documentary also offers testimonies of the world cinema starts acting in the film. Thanks to a truly open narrative, divided into 11 chapters, the viewer becomes one of the film crew´s members.

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  • Original Title
    11 barev ptáčete
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Vojtěch Kopecký
  • Cast
    Václav Marhoul, Petr Kotlár, Vladimír Smutný, Udo Kier, Lech Dyblik, Jitka Čadek Čvančarová, Stellan Skarsgård, Harvey Keitel, Julian Sands, Barry Pepper, Alexej Kravčenko, Petr Vaněk, Radim Fiala, Pavel Kříž, Júlia Valentová Vidrnáková, Filip Kaňkovský,
  • Cinematography
    Vojtěch Kopecký
  • Editing
    Vojtěch Kopecký
  • Runtime
    120 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Format
    • Black & White
  • Production 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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