Traps

Country

Czech Republic

Copyright

1998

Production year

1998

Premiere

16 April 1998

Runtime

124 min

Category

film

Genre

comedy, black comedy

Typology

featuretheatrical distributionlong

Original title

Pasti pasti pastičky

Czech title

Pasti pasti pastičky

English title

Traps

Parallel title

Pasti, pasti, pastičky

Summary

A feminist-pessimistic black comedy inspired by a real criminal case of the rape of a woman by two men; the characters' stories unfold in the context of contemporary society

Crew and creators

Second Unit Director

Bohdan Sláma

Assistant Director

Dalibor Fencl

Shooting Script

Věra Chytilová

Director of Photography

Štěpán Kučera

Camera Operator

Ivan Šimůnek

Production Designer

František Vokřál

Costume Designer

Tereza Kučerová

Make-Up Artist

Jana Radilová

Sound Designer

Zdeněk Taubler

Titles Designed by

Jaroslav Fišer

Production

Viktor Schwarcz

Production Manager

Josef Nepovím

Unit Production Manager

Carlos Bezděk

Music

Music Composed by

Jiří Chlumecký

Music Advisor

Věra Chytilová

Production info

Original Title

Pasti pasti pastičky

Czech Title

Pasti pasti pastičky

English Title

Traps

Parallel Title

Pasti, pasti, pastičky

Category

film

Typology

featuretheatrical distribution

Genre

comedy, black comedy

Origin country

Czech Republic

Copyright

1998

Production Year

1998

Premiere

premiere 16 April 1998 /recommended for 12 and over/ (kino Blaník, Praha)

Distribution slogan

A pessimistic feminist black comedy about the snares that lie in wait for us.

Technical info

Duration typology

feature film

Duration in minutes

124 min

Original length in metres

3 600 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
Ivana Kačírková

Nominace

Event: 6. výroční ceny Český lev 1998

1999
Praha / Czech Republic
Zuzana Stivínová

Vítěz

Event: 6. výroční ceny Český lev 1998

1999
Praha / Czech Republic
Miroslav Donutil

Vítěz

Festival: 55. mezinárodní filmový festival, Benátky

1998
Benátky / Italy
Věra Chytilová

Vítěz

Festival: 20. festival české filmové komedie Novoměstský hrnec smíchu Nové Město nad Metují

1998
Nové Město nad Metují / Czech Republic
Zuzana Stivínová