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24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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Forman vs. Forman
Forman vs. Forman
Forman vs. Forman
Forman vs. Forman
Forman vs. Forman
Forman vs. Forman
Forman vs. Forman

Forman vs. Forman

director: Helena Třeštíková, Jakub Hejna
original title: Forman vs. Forman
country: Czech Republic
year: 2019
running time: 78 min.

synopsis

This film is a portrayal of one of the leading Czech directors, Miloš Forman. Forman, a creator and filmmaker behind the Oscar-winning film, Amadeus, and Flying Over the Cuckoo's Nest, an adventurous man with great charisma who's not afraid to doubt himself. This documentary by directors Helena Třeštíková and Jakub Hejna summarizes Forman's life journey where both fame and the wounds of fate collide with personal discovery and uncertainty. It is a collage of often unseen, private and official archives, as well as an autobiographical recollection spoken by the director's son, Petr Forman.

more about film

director: Helena Třeštíková, Jakub Hejna
producer: ARTE G.E.I.E., Alegria Productions, Kateřina Černá, Alena Müllerová
script: Helena Třeštíková
photography: David Cysař
editing: Jakub Hejna
sound: Richard Müller

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