Catenaccio a la Drnovice or Journey to the Beginning of the Time of Economic Transformation

Drnovické catenaccio aneb Cesta do pravěku ekonomické transformace

Drnovické catenaccio aneb Cesta do pravěku ekonomické transformace

Language: Czech
Synopsis

1 kick-off 2 gambling situation 3 evolution and revolution 4 giant stadium in village 5 social capital becomes economic capital 6 post-revolution privatization as a football match 7 heating oil is lighter than fuel oil 8 looking for the past inside a giant stadium 9 the Czech way: model for the current economic crisis 10 football's principles as reflected in the wider society and economy

The filmmakers journey to a failed monument to football in order to expose the sporting fame of the village of Drnovice - a fame that collapsed along with the banking sector of the emerging capitalist system in post-socialist Czechoslovakia.

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Festival edition: 2010
Sections: Czech Joy
Exhibition format: 8 mm
Subtitle languages: English

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