Half the Sun Half the Shadow

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1979

Production year

1979

Runtime

11 min

Category

film

Genre

étude

Typology

featurenon-theatrical distributionstudent filmshort

Original title

Půl slunce půl stín

Czech title

Půl slunce půl stín

English title

Half the Sun Half the Shadow

Synopsis

In the eve of the feast of St. Rufus, in the August of 1278, there comes secretly to the military camp of Czech King Přemysl Otakar II the noble-man Záviš of Falkenstein who went over to Rudolph of Hapsburg, the adversary of Přemysl. Záviš offers that he attacks the Rudolph troops from the rear. In return for it he would like to receive pardon - for his house of Vítkovites. However, the offended ruler has not forgiven his treason. He is willing the reconciliation only when Záviš changes sides in public and joins with his men Přemysl's other units. Therefore they do not come to an agreement. The next day, King Přemysl Otakar II dies in the battle on the Moravian Field and his troops are defeated...

Note

Excercies of the students of the thirf grade of the direction at FAMU.

Cast

Jiří Adamíra

král Přemysl Otakar II.

Lubomír Kostelka

Záviš z Falkenštejna

Petr Nýdrle

šlechtic

Crew and creators

Director of Photography

Antonín Weiser

Make-Up Artist

Marie Džbánková

Film Editor

Jan Petras

Production Manager

Roman Smítko, Karel Fiala

Pedagogical management

Antonín Kachlík (režie), Jan Kališ (kamera), Alois Fišárek (střih), Viola Zelenková (produkce)

Cooperation

Jozef Bardoczy (kamera), Eva Křístková, Petr Nýdrle, Roman Pavlíček, Z. Adamovský, J. Gama-Vybíral, J. Halová, J. Kovanda, K. Merunka, S. Oborský, M. Štícha, I. Vacík, R. Volný

Music

Music Composed by

Jan Bouška, Blanchet & Koost

Production info

Original Title

Půl slunce půl stín

Czech Title

Půl slunce půl stín

English Title

Half the Sun Half the Shadow

Category

film

Typology

featurenon-theatrical distributionstudent film

Genre

étude

Student film

Origin country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1979

Production Year

1979

Production

Studio FAMU

Technical info

Duration typology

short film

Duration in minutes

11 min

Original length in metres

290 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