SAVING THE ONE WHO WAS DEAD

ABOUT

A father falls into a coma. The mother and son silently concentrate all their strenghth. They meekly accept the diagnosis but resist the verdict. Yet they reject an open conflict because the life thread is so taut that conflict could inadvertently break it.

World premiere at Karlovy Vary 2021

Premiered in Czech cinemas in February 2022

Premiered in Slovak cinemas in March 2022

DIRECTOR: Václav Kadrnka

SCRIPT: Václav Kadrnka, Marek Šindelka

CAST:  Vojtěch Dyk, Zuzana Mauréry, Petr Salavec
DOP: Raphaël O´Byrnee
COSTUME DESIGNER: Jan Nečas
SET DESIGNER: Jana Boháčková

EDITOR: Jan Daňhel

SOUND DESIGNER: Václav Flégl

PRODUCER: SIRIUS FILMS s.r.o.
CO-PRODUCERS: Katarína Krnáčová, Silverart, Česká televize

CAST AND CREW

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Václav Kadrnka was born in September 1973 in Zlín, Czech Republic. In 1988, he emigrated with his family to the United Kingdom, where he studied theatre. From 1999 till 2008 he studied feature film directing at the Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU) in Prague. His student films have been presented at many international film festivals (Mar del Plata, Munich, New York, Karlovy Vary, Berlin, etc.) and won awards both at home and abroad. His full-length feature debut Eighty Letters was premiered at the International Film Festival Berlinale 2011. The film was projected as an official selection and gained international recognition. It has been presented at many other international festivals including Thessaloniki, Vancouver, Denver, Linz, Copenhagen, Buenos Aires, Istanbul, Karlovy Vary and Gijon, receiving major awards, including the Silver Alexander, the special jury award and the FIPRESCI Prize at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2011, the Silver Star for the best director at the International film festival Cinedays at Skopje 2011, and the Golden Kingfisher Award for the best Czech feature film at Finale Pilsen 2011. In 2012, Václav Kadrnka was awarded the Czech film critics prize for discovery of the year.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

GALLERY

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LATEST NEWS

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SLOVAK PREMIERE

20. 03. 2022

On Saturday, the 19th of March, we had a Slovak premiere of our Czech coproduction Saving One Who Was Dead at IFF Febiofest. 

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PREMIERE AT KVIFF!

26. 08. 2021

Today we premiered our coproduction film Saving One Who Was Dead at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in the main competition! Many thanks! Click here for the video from premiere!

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TRAILER ALERT!

20. 08. 2021

Third feature film of Vaclav Kadrnka Saving One Who Was Dead will be premiered in Main Competition of Karlovy Vary IFF 2021.

 

Watch the trailer here! 

With financial support of:

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