The Open Country of a Lonely Man

Country

Czech Republic

Copyright

1998

Production year

1998

Premiere

4 April 2002

Runtime

35 min

Director

Pavel Göbl

Category

povídka

Genre

short-story

Typology

featuretheatrical distributionstudent filmmedium

Original title

Otevřená krajina svobodného muže

Czech title

Otevřená krajina svobodného muže

English title

The Open Country of a Lonely Man

Synopsis

The film tells the story of a student on holiday, who as fate would have it picks up "a volunteer job" with a strange lonely tanner. They share an unforgettable summer together. The student teaches the tanner to dance and in return (in addition to learning how to clean animal skins) he begins to look at the world in a different way

Cast

Jiří Vymětal

kožkař Zdenál

Zdeněk Marek

brigádník Zdeněk

Anna Slezáková

pošťačka Boženka

Stanislav Bartoš

hospodský Franta

Leo Hanuš

John Lennon, člen skupiny Mdlí hoši

Robert Ptáček

George Harisson, člen skupiny Mdlí hoši

Pavel Göbl

Paul McCartney, člen skupiny Mdlí hoši/kopáč u zábradlí

Jiří Melcher

Ringo Starr, člen skupiny Mdlí hoši

kůň Garetka

Crew and creators

Director

Pavel Göbl

Assistant Director

Roman Švejda

Screenplay

Pavel Göbl

Director of Photography

Martin Šácha

Production Designer

Pavel Göbl

Film Editor

Tomáš Doruška

Sound Designer

Jiří Melcher

Visual Effects

Jiří Větroň (počítačová grafika), AVAS s. r. o. (počítačová grafika)

Production Manager

Jana Mašíková, Aleš Novák

Music

Music Performed by

cimbálová muzika Duvaj, Hana Dikastová /kontry/, Jan Mikušek /cimbál/, Roman Dikast /housle/, Tomáš Lorenc /basa/

Songs

Kopáč u zábradlí

Songwriter Pavel Göbl

Let It Go

Songwriter Pavel Göbl
Writer of Lyrics Pavel Göbl

Production info

Original Title

Otevřená krajina svobodného muže

Czech Title

Otevřená krajina svobodného muže

English Title

The Open Country of a Lonely Man

Category

povídka

Typology

featuretheatrical distributionstudent film

Genre

short-story

Student film

3. ročníkDepartment of feature-film direction, FAMUexercise in locations

Origin country

Czech Republic

Copyright

1998

Production Year

1998

Premiere

premiere 4 April 2002 /suitable for all ages/ (kino Bio Oko, Praha)

Technical info

Duration typology

medium length film

Duration in minutes

35 min

Distribution carrier

35mm

Aspect ratio

1:1,37

Colour

colour

Sound

sound

Sound system/format

Dolby Spectral Recording

Versions

Czech

Dialogue languages

Czech

Subtitles languages

without subtitles

Intertitles languages

Czech

Opening/End credits languages

Czech