Scene from the film The Sportsman
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The Sportsman

  • Czech Republic

Approximately 250 photographs by Roman Sejkot of a mentally handicapped swimmer which are wonderfully animated by the film's director. A selection of these photographs came third in the Sports Stories category in the 1993 World Press Photo competition.


  • Original Title
    O sportovci
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Pavel Koutecký
  • Cinematography
    Stano Slušný
  • Editing
    Martin Steklý
  • Sound
    Pavel Sádek
  • Runtime
    11 min (1-15 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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