INTENSIVE LIFE UNIT
Czech Republic 2021 – Director: Adéla Komrzý – Original language: Czech – Subtitles: English
“Our work is not about death but about life, which has a special quality for everyone,” explains the spirited Dr. Ondřej Kopecký. As the founder of Prague’s first palliative care clinic he is confronted with death every day. The director of this highly emotional discourse film, which poses sincere questions, follows him for three years. Simon Hauck
We present the German premiere of the film.
Writer: Adéla Komrzý. Camera: Prokop Souček. Editing: Mariana Kozáková. Production: nutprodukce. Producer: Pavla Janoušková Kubečková. Length: 72 min.
No youth rating
The Prague-based filmmaker studied art history at Prague's Charles University and documentary film directing at FAMU. In 2018, she was one of the "Berlinale Talents". Her films have been screened in Jihlava, Lisbon and Amsterdam.
VIVA VIDEO, VIDEO VIVA, CZ 2018, 85 min.
TEACHING WAR, CZ 2016, 70 min.
HOTEL ATOL****, CZ 2013, 10 min.
With panel discussion on 07 May after the film screening:
Adéla Komrzý (director)
Ondrej Kopecký & Katerina Rusinová (protagonists)
Martina Rössler (Senior palliative physician in the team of the Specialized Outpatient Palliative Care (SAPV) of the Munich Hospice Service DaSein e.V.)
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