Eighty Letters

drama, psychological

Typology

feature

Lenght

long

Czech title

Osmdesát dopisů

Runtime

85 min

Country

Czech Republic

Copyright

2011

Production year

2010

Premiere

21.04.2011

Director

Václav Kadrnka

Synopsis

The director’s debut is a family autobiographical drama that reconstructs one day in Czechoslovakia of the 1980s as experienced by the director when he was fourteen. The mother attends a number of meetings with officials to get permission to travel to Great Britain where her husband has emigrated. Before the mother and son are allowed to travel, the director's mother wrote her husband dozens of letters.

Crew and creators

Assistant Director

Martin Marek

Camera Operator

Petr Záruba

Production Designer

Zdeněk Eliáš

Art Director

Zdeněk Eliáš

Make-Up Artist

Roman Lochschmidt

Film Editor

Pavel Kolaja

Sound Designer

Jan Čeněk

Music

Music Composed by

Ondrej Krajňák

Selected Music

Arvo Pärt (Pari Intervallo – výňatek ze skladby), Johann Sebastian Bach (Ich ruf' zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ – výňatky ze skladeb)

Production info

Original Title

Osmdesát dopisů

English Title

Eighty Letters

Category

film

Typology

feature

Genre

drama, psychological

Origin country

Czech Republic

Copyright

2011

Production Year

2010

Premiere

21.04.2011

Distribution slogan

A film that shows the past in a different way.

Copyright Holders

Václav Kadrnka

Distribution

ARTCAM, s.r.o.

Technical info

Lenght

long

Runtime

85 min

Awards

Nominace

Event: 2. ceny české filmové kritiky 2011

2012
Praha / Czech Republic
Braňo Pažitka

Vítěz

Event: 2. ceny české filmové kritiky 2011

2012
Praha / Czech Republic
Václav Kadrnka

Vítěz

Festival: 52. soluňský mezinárodní filmový festival

2011
Soluň / Greece
Václav Kadrnka

Nominace

Event: 9. Ceny Andreje Nikolaje Stankoviče

2011
Praha / Czech Republic
Václav Kadrnka

Vítěz

Festival: 52. soluňský mezinárodní filmový festival

2011
Soluň / Greece
Václav Kadrnka

Vítěz

Festival: 19. Třinecké filmové babí léto / Trzyniecke Babie Lato Filmowe

2011
Třinec / Czech Republic
Václav Kadrnka

Vítěz

Festival: 24. festival českých filmů Finále Plzeň 2011

2011
Plzeň / Czech Republic
Václav Kadrnka