RENÉ: THE PRISONER OF FREEDOM

Czech Republic 2021 – Director: Helena Třeštíková – Original language: Czech – Subtitles: English

A complex portrait and sensitive long-term observation of the former petty criminal René who spent more than 20 years behind bars, repeatedly dared to start over again and often failed at life. The sequel to the film that won the European Film Prize, RENÉ (2008). Monika Haas

We present the German premiere of the film.

 

Writer: Helena Třeštíková. Camera: Martin Kubala, Petr Pešek, Stano Slušný, Václav Smolík, Marek Dvořák, Ondřej Belica, Miroslav Souček, Vlastimil Hamerník. Sound: Vladimír Nahodil, Pavel Sádek, Jan Valouch, Václav Hejduk, Miroslav Šimčík, Štěpán Mamula, Daniel Němec, Zbyněk Mikulík, Petr Provazník. Editing: Jakub Hejna. Music: Tadeáš Věrčák. Production: Negativ Film Productions. Producer: Kateřina Černá, Pavel Strnad. Length: 102 min. International Sales: AEROFILMS s.r.o.

No youth rating

 

Helena Třeštíková

Helena Třeštíková studied at the Prague Film School FAMU and has made more than 50 films to date, many of them long-term observations. Last year, DOK.fest München dedicated a tribute to the grande dame of Czech documentary film.

Filmography

ANNY, CZ 2020, 67 min.
FORMAN VS. FORMAN, CZ 2019, 78 min.
RENÉ, CZ 2008, 83 min.

 

Nominated for the VIKTOR Main Competition DOK.international

Slices of life, insights and perspectives: The films of the International Competition open doors to new worlds for us. They compete for the award VIKTOR Main Competition, which is endowed with 10,000 euros. The award donor is Bayerischer Rundfunk.

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DOK.international 2022
  • Sunday
    05/08/22
    18:00
    Rio 1
    Original with English subtitles, Q&A with Helena Treštíková (dir.)
  • Thursday
    05/12/22
    20:00
    Neues Maxim
    Original with English subtitles
  • Friday
    05/13/22
    21:00
    Atelier 1
    Original with English subtitles

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