René

Country

Czech Republic

Copyright

2008

Production year

2008

Premiere

24 July 2008

Runtime

83 min

Category

film

Genre

social, time-lapse

Typology

documentarytheatrical distributionlong

Original title

René

Czech title

René

English title

René

Working title

René – český Villon

Summary

This film follows the life of a young man from one prison to the next, with brief interludes of freedom, from age eighteen on. Now thirty-six and a writer, he is seriously ill and continues to struggle with his criminal career. The journey taken by René, the "Czech Villon", unfolds against the backdrop of political changes in Central Europe. It begins in a prison filled with communist symbols and continues with the "Velvet Revolution" and the Czech Republic's accession to the European Union.

Music

Music Composed by

Tadeáš Věrčák

Production info

Original Title

René

Czech Title

René

English Title

René

Working Title

René – český Villon

Category

film

Typology

documentarytheatrical distribution

Genre

social, time-lapse

Origin country

Czech Republic

Copyright

2008

Production Year

2008

Premiere

premiere 24 July 2008 /recommended for 12 and over/ (kino Světozor, Praha)

Distribution slogan

20 years between prison and freedom.

Distribution

AEROFILMS s. r. o. (též DVD kinodistribuce/also DVD cinema distribution)

Technical info

Duration typology

feature film

Duration in minutes

83 min

Distribution carrier

35mm, DVD

Aspect ratio

1:1,66

Colour

colour, black & white

Sound

sound

Sound system/format

Dolby Digital, digital sound

Versions

Czech

Dialogue languages

Czech

Subtitles languages

without subtitles

Opening/End credits languages

Czech

Awards

Vítěz

Festival: PRIX ARTE – 21. evropské filmové ceny, udílené Evropskou filmovou akademií

2008
Kodaň / Denmark
nejlepší evropský dokument
Helena Třeštíková

Vítěz

Festival: 12. mezinárodní festival dokumentárních filmů Jihlava 2008

2008
Jihlava / Czech Republic
cena diváků
Helena Třeštíková