24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
A documentary study focusing on the lives of lonely old women in villages. They recall their youth and wait for death, which they consider to be a natural part of life. They have one common concern - to not bother anyone with their deaths, and they don’t want anyone to worry about them.
Jan Špáta (1932-2006) was a leading filmmaker who came up with new, original ideas in documentary filmmaking. He influenced scores of Czech and international documentary filmmakers and their view of film.
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