Dead Beetle

Country

Czech Republic

Copyright

1998

Production year

1998

Premiere

26 February 1998

Runtime

97 min

Director

Pavel Marek

Category

film

Genre

tragicomedy

Typology

featuretheatrical distributionlong

Original title

Mrtvej brouk

Czech title

Mrtvej brouk

English title

Dead Beetle

Summary

This feature-film debut tells the sad love story about Martin, who is sent to a psychiatric hospital for observation after displays of hooliganism, and Markéta who is recovering from post-traumatic shock after her mother's souicide.

Crew and creators

Director

Pavel Marek

Second Unit Director

Kateřina Oujezdská

Assistant Director

Filip Novák

Screenstory

Pavel Marek

Screenplay

Pavel Marek

Shooting Script

Pavel Marek

Director of Photography

Diviš Marek

Second Unit Photography

Prokop Králíček

Production Designer

Petr Fořt

Art Director

Petr Fořt

Set Designer

Petr Beránek, Martin Dvořák, Zdeněk Bělohradský, Michal Pavlas

Make-Up Artist

Václav Kunc

Film Editor

Alois Fišárek

Sound Designer

Jan Čeněk

Producer

Pavel Melounek (Whisconti), Marek Brodský, David Prudký, Ondřej Šrámek (ČT), Jan Lederer (Krátný film Praha a. s.)

Production Manager

Jiří Koštýř

Unit Production Manager

Daria Špačková

Songs

Šafrán

Songwriter David KollerMichal Dvořák

China Fish

Songwriter Lenka Dusilová

Na severním pólu

Songwriter Martin Rusák Kadnár

Production info

Original Title

Mrtvej brouk

Czech Title

Mrtvej brouk

English Title

Dead Beetle

Category

film

Typology

featuretheatrical distribution

Genre

tragicomedy

Origin country

Czech Republic

Copyright

1998

Production Year

1998

Premiere

premiere 26 February 1998 /recommended for 12 and over/

Production

WHISCONTI s. r. o., ČESKÁ TELEVIZE, TS Ondřej Šrámek (ČESKÁ TELEVIZE), KRÁTKÝ FILM PRAHA a. s.

Technical info

Duration typology

feature film

Duration in minutes

97 min

Original length in metres

2 770 meters

Distribution carrier

35mm

Aspect ratio

1:1,66

Colour

colour

Sound

sound

Sound system/format

mono

Versions

Czech

Dialogue languages

Czech

Subtitles languages

without subtitles

Opening/End credits languages

Czech

Awards

Nominace

Event: 6. výroční ceny Český lev 1998

1999
Praha / Czech Republic
Alois Fišárek

Vítěz

Festival: Těrlické filmové léto '98

1998
Těrlicko / Czech Republic
Pavel Marek

Vítěz

Festival: Těrlické filmové léto '98

1998
Těrlicko / Czech Republic
Pavel Marek