Variations on Gustav Mahler’s Theme

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1980

Production year

1980

Premiere

19 February 1982

Runtime

14 min

Director

Jan Špáta

Category

film

Genre

music, art

Typology

documentaryshort

Original title

Variace na téma Gustava Mahlera

Czech title

Variace na téma Gustava Mahlera

English title

Variations on Gustav Mahler’s Theme

Working Title

Gustav Mahler

Synopsis

Three People (Aloisie Kratochvílová, innkeeper from Kaliště u Humpolce, composer Jan Klusák and graphic artist Jaroslav Krejčí) with a personal relationship to the world famous music composer Gustav Mahler (1860 – 1911) accompanied by his music interpreted by the Czech philharmonics.

Crew and creators

Director

Jan Špáta

Screenstory

Jan Špáta

Screenplay

Jan Špáta

Script Editor

Ondřej Friedl

Sound Designer

Zbyněk Mader

Production Manager

Máša Charouzdová

Music

Music Composed by

Gustav Mahler

Music Selected by

Jan Špáta, Zbyněk Mader

Production info

Original Title

Variace na téma Gustava Mahlera

English Title

Variations on Gustav Mahler’s Theme

Working Title

Gustav Mahler

Category

film

Typology

documentary

Genre

music, art

Origin country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1980

Production Year

1980

Premiere

19 February 1982

Production

Krátký film Praha, Studio dokumentárních filmů

Copyright Holders

Krátký film Praha

Distribution

Ústřední půjčovna filmů (původní 1982), Aerofilms (obnovená 2009 /DVD kinodistribuce/; monopol do 5. 11. 2012)

Technical info

Lenght

short

Runtime

14 min

Format

Digital Betacam, HD Digital Betacam

Versions

Czech