To rule, to work, to earn, to pray, to collapse

Vládnout, pracovat, vydělávat, modlit se, hroutit se

Vládnout, pracovat, vydělávat, modlit se, hroutit se

Script: Andran Abramjan, Hynek Trojánek
Photography: Andran Abramjan
Editing: Andran Abramjan, Monika Midriaková
Sound: Radim Lapčík
Actors, social actors: Miroslav Bárta
Color: Colour
Language: Czech
Synopsis
This commentary on the collapse of civilization in four acts contains trace elements of Islamophobia, atheism, tabloid media, Mark Zuckerberg, mouldy bread, demonstrators, migrant labourers, Egyptologists and scepticism. An extensive exploration of the transcendental questions of a metastasising civilization, presented through microscopic examples from Czech society. The society of excess and collapse, illustrated through the simplicity of children’s games on a playground.

Seen from a voyeur’s vantage point on a balcony, children’s games reveal complicated issues of civilization’s entropy – naive creatures as metaphors for complex and complicated social mechanisms of power, control and subjugation.

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Festival edition: 2013
Sections: Czech Joy
Awards: Special Mention of the Czech Joy Jury
Exhibition format: Blu-ray
Subtitle languages: English

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