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Films By Jan Hrebejk

“Beauty in trouble flees to the good angel/On whom she can rely...” - poet Robert Graves Striking, young mother Marcela lost everything in the floods that swamped Prague in 2002. Her flat is small and empty, and shared with her two children and her husband, Jarda - a good but disagreeable man ... Read more
A Czech look into the lives of others. ... Loyalty, history and regret take centre stage for university professor Pavel Josek, lauded for standing up to the communist regime when it counted most. But as a TV documentary starts to focus in on the facts of his past, new truths are uncovered which may ... Read more
Europe of the new century is a world with strong undertows. In his [Up and Down], Jan Hrebejk takes a darkly comic look at globalisation, xenophobia and changing society through the colliding worlds of a colourful cast of characters. ... The bleeding-heart liberal Otto is a professor. He is married ... Read more
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