30.09. - 09.10.2021

David Czech Republic 2015 | 78 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2016

Jan Tesitel

JanTěšitel (*1982) studied film theory at the Karls University and direction atthe FAMU film school in Prague. Many of his shorts have been shown at festivals. David is his debut feature film.

rated for 0 + years
David wants to try everything out: drugs, sex – and his own limits. The 20-yearold is mentally challenged and is seen by his parents as more of a liabilitythan anything else. Without telling anyone, the young man just takes off oneday and travels from the Czech provinces to Prague, where his brother lives. Withits abundance of new impressions, the big city is a shock for David. Now soughtby his family and the police, he loses himself in the lights and crowds and endsup in a hell of seduction, hunger and sadistic violence. David is an impressive coming-of-age drama that deals skilfully withpopular clichés and features a superb depiction of the leading character.
Original title: David
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Czech
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Jan Tesitel
Screenplay: Jan Těšitel
Cast: Patrik Holubář, Alena Štreblová, Ondřej Pavelka, Šárka Vaculíková, Mikuláš Čížek
Producer: Veronika Kührová
Director of Photography: Marek Dvořák
Music: Andy Wright Becker
Production Design: Ivana Kanhäuserová
Editor: Šimon Hájek
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Sugar Division
Production: Sugar Division
Contact: Veronika Kührová, Sugardivision:


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