Saint Joan

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1963

Production year

1963

Runtime

8 min

Director

Elo Havetta

Category

film

Genre

étude

Typology

featurenon-theatrical distributionstudent filmshort

Original title

Svatá Jana

Czech title

Svatá Jana

English title

Saint Joan

Synopsis

A shy bespectacled girl sits in a room under a poster of Saint Joan. A party is going on around her. Everyone is cheerful and relaxed, pouring themselves drinks and loudly talking over the music from the tape recorder. The quiet girl looks as though she does not belong there. One of the young men starts to play the piano. This seems to dissolve the girl's tension. She comes close, takes off her glasses and smiles...

Cast

Crew and creators

Director

Elo Havetta

Screenstory

Lubor Dohnal

Director of Photography

František Hostaša, Igor Luther

Camera Operator

Jiří Macháně

Sound Designer

Oldřich Tichý

Production Manager

Jana Kresslová, Jaroslav Bartl

Music

Music Composed by

Ivana Loudová

Songs

Speedy Gonzales

Songwriter Buddy KayeEthel LeeDavid Hill
Writer of Lyrics Buddy KayeEthel LeeDavid Hill
Singer Pat Boone

Production info

Original Title

Svatá Jana

Czech Title

Svatá Jana

English Title

Saint Joan

Category

film

Typology

featurenon-theatrical distributionstudent film

Genre

étude

Student film

Origin country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1963

Production Year

1963

Production

Studio FAMU

Copyright Holders

Národní filmový archiv

Technical info

Duration typology

short film

Duration in minutes

8 min

Original length in metres

230 meters

Distribution carrier

35mm

Aspect ratio

1:1,37

Colour

black & white

Sound

sound

Sound system/format

mono

Versions

Czech

Dialogue languages

Czech

Subtitles languages

without subtitles

Opening/End credits languages

Czech