Village B.

Direction
Year 
2002
Country
  • Czech Republic
Runtime
30min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

This documentary about the people of Blšany is seen through the eyes of Mr. Tříska, the local one-room school principal and an amateur filmmaker, creator of a movie about “the smallest community in the world with a first league soccer team.” He guides us through an eerie village marked by Communism, a hamlet awakened from its lethargy once every two weeks by a first league soccer match. “Meetings were also held in the country,” claims Tříska, “but executions and trials took place in town. A person had to be careful in the country if he didn’t want to be denounced, but when he went to the doctor he knew he wouldn’t pay for prescriptions; and the bus cost a crown fifty, not ten like today.”

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Details

  • Original Title
    Obec B.
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Filip Remunda
  • Cinematography
    Martin Matiášek
  • Editing
    Matouš Outrata, Jakub Voves
  • Sound
    Lukáš Moudrý
  • Runtime
    30 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
    2002
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Distribution
  • Awards
    • MFF Karlovy Vary - hlavní cena v soutěži dokumentů do 30 min
    • TSTT - hlavní cena
    • FAMU Fest-cena za dokumentární režii a střih
    • Chicago International Film Festival- Silver Plug Award
    • MFF Ústí nad Orlicí- 2.cena za nejlepší film filmových škol
    • Art Film Festival Trenčianské Teplice 2003, F.I.C.C. Cena poroty - Don Quijote
    • Art Film Festival Trenčianské Teplice 2003 , Cena Slovenské Sporitelny
    • ortress Film Terezín 2003 – Cena diváků

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