Call number: DVD-3101


JAN ŠPÁTA

18 documentaries by a legend of Czech film

On 4 DVDs

This is DVD 1, consisting of:

Největší přání [The Greatest Wish]
A sociological study of the actual values of young people under socialism
Krátky film, Praha, Dokuméntarní film, 1964
Script: Jan Špáta
Photography: Vladimír Skalský

30 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

AND

Okamžik radosti [Moment of Joy]
A film about the friendship of amateur rock climbers
Krátky film, Praha, Dokuméntarní film, 1965
Script: Jan Špáta
Photography: Jan Špáta

17 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

AND

Hallo Satchmo
A report on Louis Armstrong's Prague concert
Krátky film, Praha, Zpravodajský film, 1965
Photography: Jan Špáta

26 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

AND

Respice finem
A film about the loneliness and abandonment of old women
Krátky film, Praha, Dokuméntarní film, 1967
Producer: Máša Charouzdová
Script: Jan Špáta
Photography: Jan Špáta
Music: Luboš Fišer

15 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

Země Sv. Patricka [St Patrick's Land]
A film about Ireland
Krátky film, Praha, Dokuméntarní film, 1967
Producer: Máša Charouzdová
Script: Jan Špáta
Photography: Jan Špáta
Music: Luboš Fišer

29 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

AND

Lidé z hor [Mountain People]
A film about the transformation of the traditional life of villagers in Dagestan in the Caucasus
Krátky film, Praha, Dokuméntarní film, 1968
Producer: Petr Brada
Script: Václav Borovička, Jan Špáta
Photography: Jan Špáta
Music: Luboš Fišer

25 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

DVD
Region code All
Aspect ratio
Languages Menu languages: Czech and English
Optional English subtitles
Features Jan Špáta's childhood family film archive, 6½ minutes, in Czech or in English
Source Verbascum. Dost Dobré Dokumenty. Indies MG

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