24.9. - 3.10.2020

An Earthly Paradise for the Eyes Czech Republik 2009 | 114 min | OV | Colour | FF 2010

Irena Pavlásková

Irena Pavlásková (*1960)studied film at the prestigious FilmschoolPrague. She won several awards for herstudent films.

rated for 0 + years
The Film tells the story of Martha ,her two adolescent daughters and their successively arriving and departing “daddies”. The tale is totally apolitical at first but due to Martha’s ex-husband and her further partners, gradually her entire family gets involved in the dissident movement. One day Martha meets the well-known writer and dissident Jan Pavel, a character based on Václav Havel, the former President of the Czech Republic. Martha soon starts living with Jan, and her daughters thus find themselves in the centre of events and become its actively organic part.

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Orig. Title: Zemský ráj to na pohled
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Czech
Director: Irena Pavlásková
Screenplay: Tereza Boucková
Cast: Vilma Cibulková, Tereza Voríšková, Miroslav Etzler, Dana Marková
Producer: Viktor Schwarcz
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Jirí Chlumecký
Director of Photography: Marek Diviš
Production Design: Petr Pištek
Editor: Alois Fišárek Commissioning
Commissioning Editor: Jaroslav Kucera
Format: 35 mm
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Production: Cineart TV Prague


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