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24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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Moravia, O Fair Land III.
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Moravia, O Fair Land III.
Moravia, O Fair Land III.

Moravia, O Fair Land III.

director: Petr Šprincl
original title: Morava, krásná zem III.
country: Czech Republic
year: 2019
running time: 65 min.

synopsis

After centuries of oppression, the spirit of Moravian Slovakia (Slovácko) awakens to the rhythm of folk music and speed metal. A folk costumed zombie horror under the supervision of a modern Adam and Eva from a Czech TV quiz show mixes classical tragedy and ethnographic studies, biblical parable and low-brow genres. Petr Šprincl subverts the sacred myths, satirically revealing the dark foundations of social rituals against a background of folklore motifs. After nationalism and fascism, the subjects of the first two parts of this Moravian Epic, the series continues with variations on the Mrštík brothers’ play Maryša, imbued with Satanism.

 

„The Trilogy Moravia, Beautiful Land starts with belonging to tribe, folk costume and folklore, continues with the birth of the fascist of Slovácko and his defeat of the devil, and pagan inferno breaks out in the final volume.“ P. Šprincl

biography

Multimedia artist Petr Šprincl (1986) completed his studies at the Intermedia Studio of the Brno University of Technology’s Faculty of Fine Arts. He co-founded the platform Flesh & Brain, which is engaged in the production of audio-visual works. His work includes installations, experimental film, and video. His films Čapatý Ján (2013) and Blue Box (2014), Moravia, Beautiful Land (2015) made with Marie Hájková,  were all screened at the Ji.hlava IDFF.

more about film

director: Petr Šprincl
cast: Ivana Slabáková, Ján Sedal, Zdeněk Junák, Jiří "Big Boss" Valter, Aleš Zbořil, Eva Machourková, Kateřina Peclová, Jindřich Polášek
producer: Marek Novák, Marek Novák
script: Lukáš Jiřička
photography: Matěj Piňos, Petr Šprincl, Marie Hájková, Michal Böhm, Jan Vidlička
editing: Marie Hájková
music: Michal Cáb, Tomáš Procházka, Root , Bojané , ExArgema , Moravanka , Katka a Jindra
sound: Ladislav Mirvald, Richard Vacula

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