Silent Room

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1992

Production year

1992

Runtime

7 min

Category

film

Genre

étude

Typology

featurestudentshort

Original title

V tichu pokoje

Czech title

V tichu pokoje

English title

Silent Room

Summary

The inspiration of this film was the painting of Eduard Munch.

Synopsis

A severely ill young woman sits at the back of a room, resting in an armchair. The family says goodbye to her, for the present physician cannot help her any more. The young future widower, named Edvard, is apparently much closer to the younger and pretty sister of his dying wife, which is observed with discontent by the mother of the two women. The man is asked by the ill woman to kneel at her feet and he kisses her hand. The woman dies in a short while. The story as well as its artistic concept was inspired by Eduard Munch’s painting Death in the Sickroom.

Cast

Karel Dobrý

manžel Edvard

Karolína Paynová

služebná

Crew and creators

Film Editor

Miloš Kalusek

Production Manager

Daniel Růžička

Pedagogical management

Věra Chytilová (režie), Richard Valenta, Josef Valušiak (střih), Drahomíra Vihanová

Cooperation

Richard Řeřicha, Ladislav Srba, Marcus Hippmann, Iveta Stodoláková

Production info

Original Title

V tichu pokoje

English Title

Silent Room

Category

film

Typology

feature

Genre

étude

Origin country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1992

Production Year

1992

Production

Studio FAMU

Copyright Holders

Studio FAMU

Distribution

Studio FAMU

Technical info

Lenght

short

Runtime

7 min

Versions

Czech

Subtitles

without subtitles

Awards

Vítěz

Event: 35. Brněnská šestnáctka Brno – Mezinárodní výběrová soutěž nekomerčních hraných filmů a videoprogramů

1994
Brno / Czech Republic

Vítěz

Festival: MediaSchool Lodź

1994
Lodź / Poland

Vítěz

Festival: 1. mezinárodní filmový festival Etiuda Krakov

1994
Krakov / Poland

Vítěz

Event: Odměny Českého literárního fondu v oblasti filmu za rok 1993

1993
Praha / Czech Republic
Andrej Žumbergar

Vítěz

Festival: 19. Mladá kamera Uničov

1993
Uničov / Czech Republic

Vítěz

Festival: Mezinárodní festival experimentálních filmů Madrid

1993
Madrid / Spain