Vaterland – A Hunting Logbook

Country

Czech Republic

Copyright

2004

Production year

2004

Premiere

19 August 2004

Runtime

97 min

Director

David Jařab

Category

film

Genre

adventure, comedy, thriller, black comedy

Typology

featuretheatrical distributionlong

Original title

Vaterland – lovecký deník

Czech title

Vaterland – lovecký deník

English title

Vaterland – A Hunting Logbook

Working title

Vaterland - Lovecký deník

Summary

A fantasy thriller with elements of black comedy presenting a few cultural clashes and one hunting expedition. The return of the original owners to their family property, after a break of a half century, has the potential of being entertaining, adventurous, even dangerous. The traditional world is found in ruins, the new one has not yet taken a more definite shape. Playing life in the old style may, therefore, trap everybody involved in the game: the hunters, the local people, and the mysterious prey. Although the atmosphere may be reminiscent of a colonial environment, the story is still located in the heart of Europe, and it suggests the intricacy of dividing the world of ours into the first, the second, the third, the fourth...

Music

Music Composed by

Petr Haas (Vaterland – původní symfonická a komorní hudba), Petr Haas (Hudba pro velký buben – původní symfonická a komorní hudba), Petr Haas (Lovecké, krajinářské a jiné signály pro lesní roh, basklarinet a další nástroje – původní symfonická a komorní hudba), Jan Ponocný (Engelberg), Jan Ponocný (Eichendorf), Roman Zach

Music Performed by

Petr Drešer /akordeon/, Studiový orchestr Rudolfa Wiedermanna, Jan Ponocný, DJ Spoonkie, Jan Ponocný, DJ Spoonkie, HEYDAY, Jan Ponocný /kytara a klávesy/, Libor Mikoška /kytara/, Tomáš Brožek /bicí/, Václav Vávra /basa/, občasná skupina The TWO EGGS, Miloš Dvořáček /bicí/, Rastislav Uhrík /kontrabas/, Barbora Andělová /flétny/, Jan Matásek /suzafonne/

Music Conducted by

František Preisler ml.

Songs

V lesích

Songwriter Petr Haas
Writer of Lyrics Josef Karl Benedikt Freiherr von Eichendorff
Singer Viktor Bytchek

Venez venez

Songwriter Jan Ponocný
Writer of Lyrics Jean Couture
Singer Jean CoutureRidina AhmedJan Ponocný

Mili fois et encore

Songwriter Jan Ponocný
Writer of Lyrics Jean Couture
Singer Jean CoutureRidina Ahmed

Production info

Original Title

Vaterland – lovecký deník

Czech Title

Vaterland – lovecký deník

English Title

Vaterland – A Hunting Logbook

Working Title

Vaterland - Lovecký deník

Category

film

Typology

featuretheatrical distribution

Genre

adventure, comedy, thriller, black comedy

Origin country

Czech Republic

Copyright

2004

Production Year

2004

Premiere

gala premiere 18 August 2004 (kino Aero, Praha)
distribution premiere 19 August 2004 /suitable for all ages/

Distribution slogan

An adventure thriller with elements of black comedy.

Distribution

Bontonfilm

Technical info

Duration typology

feature film

Duration in minutes

97 min

Shooting format

Digital Video, DVCAM

Distribution carrier

35mm

Aspect ratio

1:1,85

Colour

colour

Sound

sound

Sound system/format

Dolby Digital

Versions

Czech

Dialogue languages

Czech, German, Portuguese

Subtitles languages

without subtitles

Opening/End credits languages

Czech