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Czech Republic, 2008 (MIFF 2009, Next Gen)

Director: Maria Prochazkova

“Tightly scripted… wondrously inventive and irresistibly played.” - Variety

Once upon a time there was a little girl called Terezka, who loved the story of Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf. And so all was well in Terezka's world until she noticed some strange things happening in her home. Why does daddy say that mummy is from another planet? Why does mummy spend so much time playing music with her friend Patrick?

Terezka begins to put together her own theories about the mysterious behaviour of her parents, using fairytale logic to understand her shifting world.

Writer-director Maria Procházková has cleverly crafted a family movie and a mature romance - all taking place through the perceptive and imaginative eyes of a child.

Winner of the Pilsen Finale festival's Golden Kingfisher award.

MIFF Recommends: Age 8+. Some adult themes.

D/S Maria Procházková P Vratilsav Slajer WS Film Europe L Czech w/English subtitles TD 35mm/2008

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