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24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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Jiří Trnka: A Long Lost Friend
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Jiří Trnka: A Long Lost Friend
Jiří Trnka: A Long Lost Friend
Jiří Trnka: A Long Lost Friend
Jiří Trnka: A Long Lost Friend
Jiří Trnka: A Long Lost Friend
Jiří Trnka: A Long Lost Friend

Jiří Trnka: A Long Lost Friend

director: Joël Farges, Tereza Brdečková
original title: Jiři Trnka - Nalezený přítel
country: Czech Republic, France
year: 2019
running time: 79 min.

synopsis

Jiří Trnka was one of the greatest Czech artists of the 20th century and one of the founding fathers of puppet animation. His poetic and imaginative work starkly contrasts with the dark era of the 1950s in Czechoslovakia. His work was used by the regime as evidence that the communist society was able to provide artists with great conditions for creating works of art. The ideological race between East and West was unavoidable and affected both children and their stories.

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director: Joël Farges, Tereza Brdečková
producer: Alena Müllerová, Vladimír Lhoták, Olga Prud'homme-Farges
script: Joel Farges, Tereza Brdečková
photography: Lukáš Hyksa
editing: Adéla Špaljová
sound: Ivo Špajl, Lukáš Martina

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