Saxana

Country

Czech Republic, Federal Republic of Germany

Copyright

2011

Production year

2007, 2010—2011

Premiere

15 September 2011

Runtime

90 min

Category

film

Genre

comedy, fairytale, family, special effects

Typology

featuretheatrical distributionlong

Original title

Saxána a Lexikon kouzel

Czech title

Saxána a Lexikon kouzel

English title

Saxana

Working title

Saxana – veletrh strašidel

Summary

The loose continuation of Václav Vorlíček's successful Czechoslovak film comedy The Girl on the Broom from 1971. – The former witch-school student Saxana happily married her first love Honza and they live with their daughter Saxánka in a large, inherited villa. The last will of her grandmother Antonie stipulates that her uncle Evžen, a judge for a regional court, and her wacky aunt Irma, a children's books writer, also live with them. But none of them have any idea of Saxana’s past. The film combines live acting with animated passages.

Cast

Jan Hrušínský

Honza Bláha

Ota Jirák

dr. Kadeřábek

Markéta Hrubešová

zdravotní sestra

Uršula Kluková

stará čarodějnice

Josef Somr

ředitel Magistr

Bronislav Poloczek

Dubbing Oldřich Vlach
čaroděj Vigo

Oldřich Hrůza

emauzský čert

Jan Kuželka

obžalovaný

Stanislav Dodok

pacient Holoubek

Petr Kocourek

policista 1

Jaromír Nosek

policista 2

Pavel Hasmuk

číšník ve vlaku

Dominik Rataj

Patrik Hruška

Václav Vorlíček

důchodce na ulici

Commentary

Dubbing

Libor Terš

bazilišek

Jakub Saic

bazilišek

Karel Gult

děda Netopýr

Daniel Rous

drak Vetry

Crew and creators

Second Unit Director

Radek Míl

Assistant Director

Selma Ročková

Screenstory

Miloš Macourek

Script Editor

Jan Otčenášek (šéfdramaturg ČT), Kristián Suda (ČT)

Director of Photography

Antonín Weiser, Petr Polák

Production Designer

Martin Malý

Art Director

Jiří Grus (výtvarník komiksů)

Costume Designer

Iveta Trmalová

Make-Up Artist

Tomáš Kuchta

Special Effects

Antonín Weiser (supervize)

Visual Effects

QBONE Studios, Viktor Adamec (supervize), Vít Sedláček (supervize)

Titles Designed by

Zuzana Marešová (úvodní titulky), Zuzana Bartová (úvodní titulky)

Stunt Coordinator

Luděk Jelen

Producer

Zdeněk Sedláček (Pragofilm), Jaroslav Kučera (ČT)

Production

Jaro Vacek (Pragofilm), Zuzana Vrbová (ČT), Waly V. Kolman (ČT)

Production Manager

Jiří Koštýř

Production Manager

Pavel Nový

Music

Music Composed by

Radim Hladík

Music Performed by

Radim Hladík /kytara/, Jan Hrubý /housle/, Jiří Hošek /violoncello/, Honza Křížek, Václav Zima, Vojttech

Choreographer

Zdeněk Švarc (choreografie motion capture a režie blue screen)

Songs

úvodní píseň

Songwriter Angelo Michajlov
Writer of Lyrics Pavel Kopta
Singer Petra Černocká

Production info

Original Title

Saxána a Lexikon kouzel

Czech Title

Saxána a Lexikon kouzel

English Title

Saxana

Working Title

Saxana – veletrh strašidel

Category

film

Typology

featuretheatrical distribution

Genre

comedy, fairytale, family, special effects

Origin country

Czech Republic, Federal Republic of Germany

Copyright

2011

Production Year

2007, 2010—2011

Premiere

gala premiere 14 September 2011 (multiplex CineStar Anděl, Praha)
distribution premiere 15 September 2011 /suitable for all ages/

Distribution slogan

If your mother is a witch, be careful what you play with.

Production

PRAGOFILM a. s., ČESKÁ TELEVIZE (koprodukce), Jaroslav Vacek (koprodukce), Ivan Hronec (koprodukce), Rat Pack Filmproduktion GmbH (koprodukce)

Technical info

Duration typology

feature film

Duration in minutes

90 min

Distribution carrier

35mm, DCP 2-D

Aspect ratio

1:1,85

Colour

colour

Sound

sound

Sound system/format

Dolby Digital

Versions

Czech

Dialogue languages

Czech

Subtitles languages

without subtitles

Opening/End credits languages

Czech

Awards

Vítěz

Event: 18. divácká soutěž premiérových českých a slovenských filmů uvedených v roce 2011 – Tachovská dýně

2011
Tachov / Czech Republic
3. místo
Václav Vorlíček