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24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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From Love to Hatred 2: Domestic Violence on Men
From Love to Hatred 2: Domestic Violence on Men
From Love to Hatred 2: Domestic Violence on Men
From Love to Hatred 2: Domestic Violence on Men

From Love to Hatred 2: Domestic Violence on Men

director: Štěpán Romuald Rob
original title: Z lásky nenávist 2: Domácí násilí na mužích
country: Czech Republic
year: 2018
running time: 52 min.

synopsis

After its successful documentary film featuring interviews with five abused women, Czech Television takes a look at another side of domestic violence. The stories of the film’s four male protagonists show that although the methods of violence are similar, the victims’ are in a much different position: Violence against men is usually questioned, and their partners, however manipulative and aggressive, are in a much more advantageous position, since the men, as representatives of the supposedly stronger sex, are generally not believed. The film is the first ever documentary to look at this socially taboo subject. 

more about film

director: Štěpán Romuald Rob
producer: Alena Müllerová
script: Kateřina Kovářová
photography: Martin Šec
editing: Petr Kozák
sound: Adam Levý, František Šec

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