Stone Games

Hra o kámen

Hra o kámen

Script: Jan Gebert
Photography: Jan Gebert
Editing: Jana Vlčková
Sound: Václav Flegl
Actors, social actors: Pavel Danys, Jindřich Mareš
Color: Colour
Language: Czech
Synopsis

Do the Sudeten Germans who were tortured and killed during their expulsion at the end of the war deserve a monument or not? This Czech documentary shows that this is more than an intellectual question, but a political struggle. In response to a stone monument to the victims of the expulsion in Nový Bor, a group of local inhabitants has unleashed a hate-filled ritual dance of national fervor and moral outrage that turns out to be a sufficiently strong election issue as well.  

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Festival edition: 2012
Sections: Czech Joy
Awards: Special Mention of the Czech Joy Jury
Guest:
  • Jan Gebert, Ondřej Provazník
Subtitle languages: English

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