Scene from the film Such Is Life
Scene from the film Such Is Life
Scene from the film Such Is Life
Scene from the film Such Is Life
Scene from the film Such Is Life

Such Is Life

Direction
Year 
1929
Country
  • Czech Republic
  • Slovakia
Runtime
75min 
Subtitles 

Carl Junghans’ film captures the tragic story of an ageing laundress whose drudgery and toil support a cheating and abusive alcoholic husband. A psychological drama with social themes, it draws from Zola’s novel, The Kill. Although the film’s premiere in Czech theatres in 1930 went almost unnoticed, (largely due to the fact that it is a silent film) it was acknowledged by film historians in Brussels in 1958, and has since undergone digital restoration.

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Details

  • Original Title
    Takový je život
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Carl Junghans
  • Cast
    Vera Baranovskaja, Theodor Pištěk, Máňa Ženíšková, Wolfgang Zilzer, Jindřich Plachta, Manja Kellerová, Eman Fiala, Valeska Gert...
  • Cinematography
    Laszlo Schäffer
  • Editing
    Carl Junghans
  • Music
    Zdeněk Liška (1959), Jan Burian ml. (2016)
  • Runtime
    75 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    1929
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
    • Slovakia
  • Format
    • Black & White
  • Distribution
      • Národní filmový archiv
      • Závišova 502/5
      • 14000 Praha 4
      • Czech Republic
      • web: http://nfa.cz/

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