director Margareta Hruza / Czech Republic 2004 / 60´/ Between the Seas / Czech Joy / Children of the Forum
The film captures family life in the Czech Republic at the end of the millennium, to penetrate the structure of family relations and their transformations, to record the tension between generations, to create an imprint of the lifestyle change.
p>Mother has literally drowned herself in alcohol, father is about to do so passing his time to the end in bed, sister is never at home...
Mother and daughter in a stylize portrait, which takes place in the clean family swimming pool.
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What am I doing with them? What is left after death? - A last film about my father.
In 1974, the woman committed suicide. In 1997, I saw the man for the first time again. He was still living in the same apartment he had moved into with his wife and child 41 years ago. The apartment had remained virtually unchanged. The man is my father.
When the best friend of the film director dies, his son is less than a year old. Five years later, the boy is just beginning to ask questions about his father. How can he construct an image of the Dad he doesn’t remember?
Two years ago, Zohar Wagner, then 34, decided to tear away the cloak of silence that enveloped her bourgeois family. Her mother had a five year affair with a man ten years her junior, and Zohar, at the age of twelve, was an accomplice to the secret.
In the heart of Portugal, amid the mountains, the month of August is abuzz with people and activity. Emigrants return home, set off fireworks, fight fires, sing karaoke, hurl themselves from bridges, hunt wild boar, drink beer, make babies.
A grandmother dies and leaves behind hours of secret film and audio recordings as well as an envelope with the words "Must read after my death", which reveal a dark history for her family to discover.
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