24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
Boot Camp: Yes, Sir!
synopsisThis film portrays what training looks like in today’s professional Czech Army through tracking groups of recruits who participate in the basic course that determines whether the army will take them or not. This observational documentary presents the daily military drills, as well as how the thinking and behavior of the civilians who go through the training changes.
Head of the project: Pepe Rafaj
Topic: Pepe Rafaj, Radim Špaček
Czech screenwriter, photographer and author Benjamin Tuček gained his first significant professional experience as assistant director for Saša Gedeon’s Return of the Idiot (1999). He debuted in 2002 with Děvčátko, a surrealist story from a Prague housing estate. His achieved his greatest acclaim as the screenwriter for the internationally successful Protektor (Marek Najbrt, 2009) or as a director of the documentary film The Plan (2014). Tuček has also published the short story collection Very Short Waves (2009) and helped create the TV series Therapy (2011).
The works of Markéta Ekrt-Válková (1973) are closely connected with Czech Television projects, whether we consider the film Childhood: A Reason to Grow Up (2007), about how different generations experience childhood, or the series Four in the Family Way (2013).
more about film
|director:||Markéta Ekrt Válková, Benjamin Tuček|
|producer:||Petr Kubica, Veronika Slámová|
|photography:||David Cysař, Lukáš Hyksa|
|editing:||Anna Johnson Ryndová, Evženie Brabcová|