The Cow

Country

Czech Republic

Copyright

1993

Production year

1993

Premiere

11 January 1996

Runtime

86 min

Category

film

Genre

ballad

Typology

featuretheatrical distributionlong

Original title

Kráva

Czech title

Kráva

English title

The Cow

Summary

The story about simple people who live, at the beginning of this century, in the rough circumstances of the uplands.

Crew and creators

Assistant Director

Renata Kindlová, Kateřina Kohut

Screenstory

Jan Procházka

Script Editor

Helena Sýkorová

Director of Photography

Petr Hojda

Production Designer

Miloslav Dvořák, Miroslav Fára

Set Designer

Miloslav Dvořák

Costume Designer

Ivana Olmerová

Film Editor

Jan Svoboda

Sound Designer

Jaroslav Novák

Production

Karel Škop

Music

Music Composed by

Petr Hapka

Production info

Original Title

Kráva

Czech Title

Kráva

English Title

The Cow

Category

film

Typology

featuretheatrical distribution

Genre

ballad

Origin country

Czech Republic

Copyright

1993

Production Year

1993

Premiere

premiere 11 January 1996 /recommended for 15 and over/ (kino Kotva, Praha)
renewed premiere 28 September 2006 /recommended for 12 and over/ (kino Sokol, Kladno)

Distribution slogan

A poetic ballad by Karel Kachyňa about life's eternal cycle. (1996) / The story of eccentric Adam from highland solitude in the early 1900s. (2006)

Production

Mirage, Česká televize Praha (zadavatel), TS Helena Sýkorová – Karel Škorpík (Česká televize Praha)

Distribution

Cinemart (původní 1996), Atypfilm (DVD kinodistribuce 2006)

Technical info

Duration typology

feature film

Duration in minutes

86 min

Original length in metres

2 565 meters

Distribution carrier

35mm, DVD

Aspect ratio

1:1,37

Colour

colour

Sound

sound

Sound system/format

mono

Versions

Czech

Dialogue languages

Czech

Subtitles languages

without subtitles

Opening/End credits languages

Czech

Awards

Vítěz

Festival: Mezinárodní filmový festival Štrasburk

1994
Štrasburk / France

Vítěz

Festival: 7. festival českých filmů Finále ’94 Plzeň

1994
Plzeň / Czech Republic
Karel Kachyňa

Vítěz

Event: Ceny Trilobit 1993

1993
Praha / Czech Republic
Karel Kachyňa

Vítěz

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

1993
Praha / Czech Republic
Petr Hojda

Vítěz

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

1993
Praha / Czech Republic
Radek Holub