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Marcela

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Year of participation 2007
Program Documentary Competition

Marcela
Director(s) Helena Třeštiková
Script Michael Třeštík, Darja Macáková
Director of Photography Jan Malir, Vlastimil Hamerník, Miroslav Souček
Sound Zbyněk Mikulík, Petr Provazník, Jan Valouch
Edit Alois Fišárek, Lenka Polesná, Zdenek Patočka
 

Synopsis

The life of Marcela, an ordinary Czech woman is explored throughout several decades of her life. The documentary observes several important societal issues. We are engaged to struggle and fight back with Marcela as her tragic life unfolds before our eyes especially dealing with her daughter’s unexpected death which almost drives her too suicide. However, the responsibility she feels for her retarded son gives her the will to survive.

Moscow Cinema
 Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation
 
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Festival Coverage
 
 
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