Czech Republic, Slovakia 2020 – Director: Jakub Julény – Original language: Czech, Slovak – Subtitles: English, None – Length: 88 min.

In the 1970s the “Komúna” tried to live in freedom in the underground of the ČSSR. When the secret police set its sights on the group, some of the members changed sides. 50 years later a former member decides to reunite the betrayers with the betrayed.

We present the International Premiere of the film.

The subtitles are selectable in the audio settings of the video.

Youth rating: 15


Jakub Julény

Julény completed his documentary film studies at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava in 2011. In addition to his work as a journalist and photographer, he worked on short documentaries and TV series. KOMÚNA is his feature film debut.


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DOK.international Main Competition

The films of the International Competition open doors to new worlds for us. They compete for the VIKTOR Main Competition, which is endowed with 10,000 euros. The prize sponsors are Bayerischer Rundfunk and Story House Productions, a company of the Bavaria Film Group.


English/Original Title: THE COMMUNE. Writer: Jakub Julény, Pavel Smejkal. Story: Ingrid Mayerová. Camera: Peter Važan, Michal Koštenský, Juraj Mravec. Sound: Maroš Olah. Editing: Marek Bihuň, Peter Morávek. Music: Miroslav Tóth. Production: HITCHHIKER Cinema. Producer: Barbara Janišová Feglová. Co-Producers: Soňa Komová (Radio and Television Slovakia), Radim Procházka (Background films).

DOK.international Main Competition 2021

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