For One Goal

Za jedním cílem

Za jedním cílem

Script: Karel Baroch
Photography: Míla Vích
Editing: Jiřina Lukešová
Sound: Milivoj Uzelac
Color: Black and white
Language: Czech
Synopsis
May 1946. The first postwar elections in Czechoslovakia. Four parties in Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia, four in Slovakia. A new opportunity to participate by casting a blank ballot. Shot on commission by the Ministry of Interior and Information, the film calls on people the participate in the elections, introduces the candidates through their own speeches and slogans, and also offers a behind-the-scenes look at election preparations and the way in which votes were counted.

Prague comes to life as an urban audience – facades, street corners, the frontages of department stores, streetcars and steamships are all plastered in election advertising. The city shouts with slogans.

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Daniel Vadocký
Malešická 14, Praha 3, 130 00
Czech Republic
+420 271 770 509
daniel.vadocky@nfa.cz

 
Festival edition: 2013
Sections: Election
Exhibition format: 35 mm

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