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Petr Václav

Marian

Edition 1997
105' - 1996 - Drama - Dialogue: Czech
Director: Petr Václav Composer: Jiri Vaclav With: Stefan Ferko, Milan Cifra, Radek Holub, Jaroslava Vyslouzilová, Ludmila Kroková
When 22-year-old Marian Kovacs is woken in his cell by a guard, his past flashes by. A past that is dominated by cruel attempts by the Czech government to turn him into a "well-adjusted" person. Marian was born in 1972 to a gypsy family, that government officials found unable to give him a "conventional" upbringing. At the age of three he was put in an orphanage. Marian didn't speak any Czech, wasn't very hygienic and was therefore despised and rejected. Several years later he was put in an institution for mentally handicapped children : he was regarded as "backward". Marian grew up in a world where he was exploited, punished and rejected. When he found himself in prison, he secretly fell in love with the social worker Eva...

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Credits

Director

Petr Václav

Composer

Jiri Vaclav

With

Stefan Ferko, Milan Cifra, Radek Holub, Jaroslava Vyslouzilová, Ludmila Kroková

Scenario

Petr Václav, Jan Sikl

Director of Photography

Stepan Kucera

Editor

Alois Fisarek

Producer

Kristina Petrova, Petr Václav, Joel Farges, Philippe Avril

Production studios

Tosara Film

More information

Dialogue

Czech

Countries of production

Czech Republic, France

Year

1996

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