Respice finem

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1967

Production year

1967

Premiere

30 August 1968

Runtime

15 min

Director

Jan Špáta

Category

film

Genre

social, essay

Typology

documentaryshort

Original title

Respice finem

Czech title

Respice finem

English title

Respice finem

Working Title

Maminky

Synopsis

A film essay on the life wisdom of old women. They've lost their husbands, their children have left and they spend their shortening days alone in the simple conditions of village homes. They see death as an obvious part of life.

Commentary

Crew and creators

Director

Jan Špáta

Screenstory

Jan Špáta

Screenplay

Jan Špáta

Commentary by

Jan Špáta

Script Editor

Václav Borovička

Camera Operator

Vladimír Vízner

Sound Designer

Zbyněk Mader

Production Manager

Máša Charouzdová

Music

Music Composed by

Luboš Fišer

Production info

Original Title

Respice finem

English Title

Respice finem

Working Title

Maminky

Category

film

Typology

documentary

Genre

social, essay

Origin country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1967

Production Year

1967

Premiere

30 August 1968

Copyright Holders

Národní filmový archiv

Distribution

Ústřední půjčovna filmů (původní 1968 a obnovená 1990), Aerofilms (obnovená 2009 /DVD kinodistribuce/; monopol do 5. 11. 2012)

Technical info

Lenght

short

Runtime

15 min

Format

Digital Betacam

Versions

Czech

Awards

Vítěz

Event: Ceny Trilobit 1967

1968
Praha / Czechoslovakia
Jan Špáta