The Play

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Director:Alejandro Fernández Almendras
Cast:Jiří Mádl, Marika Šoposká, Elizaveta Maximová, Jiří Štrébl
Length:93 minutes
Genre:Drama

The Play

Hra ; Alejandro Fernández Almendras, 2019, versions: OR,CS, languages: ces, spa

Scenario: Alejandro Fernández Almendras • Director: Alejandro Fernández Almendras • Cast: Jiří Mádl, Marika Šoposká, Elizaveta Maximová, Jiří Štrébl, Sarah Haváčová, Ondřej Malý, Jana Zenáhlíková, Adam Vacula, Danica Jurčová

Petr is a young theatre director in a small Czech town. But his world falls apart after he decides to live his dream: to adapt a very ambitious play based on Euripides’ classic Phaedra (Hippolytus). His two main actors walk out of rehearsals, and the municipality threatens to cut funding due to the play’s political content. Petr falls for young lead actress Karolína, while tensions at home grow due to his absence as husband and father. Shortly before the premiere both women leave: his wife has had enough and Karolína simply disappears. Petr strives to save his theatrical masterpiece amidst the unfolding fiasco. Devastated, he tries to regain the last pieces of his life – but is it too late?

Length: 93 min

Year: 2019

Country of origin:

  • Czech Republic

Language version:

OR - Original version (czech, spanish)
CS - Czech subtitles

Scenario: Alejandro Fernández Almendras • Director: Alejandro Fernández Almendras • Cast: Jiří Mádl, Marika Šoposká, Elizaveta Maximová, Jiří Štrébl, Sarah Haváčová, Ondřej Malý, Jana Zenáhlíková, Adam Vacula, Danica Jurčová

Petr is a young theatre director in a small Czech town. But his world falls apart after he decides to live his dream: to adapt a very ambitious play based on Euripides’ classic Phaedra (Hippolytus). His two main actors walk out of rehearsals, and the municipality threatens to cut funding due to the play’s political content. Petr falls for young lead actress Karolína, while tensions at home grow due to his absence as husband and father. Shortly before the premiere both women leave: his wife has had enough and Karolína simply disappears. Petr strives to save his theatrical masterpiece amidst the unfolding fiasco. Devastated, he tries to regain the last pieces of his life – but is it too late?

Year: 2019

Country of origin:

  • Czech Republic

Language version:

OR - Original version (czech, spanish)
CS - Czech subtitles


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