28th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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The Taste of Orange
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The Taste of Orange
The Taste of Orange
The Taste of Orange
The Taste of Orange
The Taste of Orange

The Taste of Orange

director: Minami Iizuka
original title: The Taste of Orange
country: Czech Republic
year: 2023
running time: 25 min.

synopsis

An elderly Vietnamese couple has been running a fresh orange juice stand for many years. They live and work at the Sapa market in Prague. This observational documentary about work and homesickness offers a unique sketch of everyday life in a place that is often described as the heart of the Vietnamese community in the Czech Republic.

“Sometimes you suddenly die because of irony.”

biography

Minami Iizuka is a documentary student in the FAMU International Preparatory Program.

more about film

director: Minami Iizuka
producer: Derek Bui, Nikola Havlová
photography: Minami Iizuka, Gabriel Calais
editing: Minami Iizuka
sound: Derek Bui
Consultant: Vít Janeček, Zuzana Piussi, George Cremaschi
Ministerstvo kultury
Fond kinematografie
Creative Europe Media
Město Jihlava
Kraj Vysočina
GEMO
Česká televize
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Aktuálně.cz
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