Forman vs. Forman

Forman vs. Forman

2DCVU
Director:Helena Třeštíková, Jakub Hejna
Premiere:16. July 2019
Length:78 minutes
Genre:Document, Biographical

Director: Helena Třeštíková, Jakub Hejna

„I don‛t know what I‛ve discovered about myself. I‛ve discovered that I enjoy doing what I do, that I enjoy telling stories.‟ Miloš Forman the artist. Miloš Forman the man. A filmmaker decorated with Oscars for Amadeus and One Flew Over the Cuckoo‛s Nest. At the same time, a charismatic adventurer with the courage to question himself. His experience with a totalitarian régime bestowed him with the theme of the conflict of an individual with institutions which he kept successfully developing in his American films. At the same time, he never stopped searching for a place where he would feel free. The Forman vs. Forman documentary by directors Helena Třeštíková and Jakub Hejna outlines the journey of the life of the most famous Czech filmmaker on which blows of fate blended with strokes of fortune, personal searching and fumbling. The film is a collage of rare private and official archives, and autobiographic memories narrated by the filmmaker‛s son Petr Forman.

Length: 78 min

Year: 2019
Local premiere date: 16. July 2019

Country of origin:

  • Czech Republic
  • France

Director: Helena Třeštíková, Jakub Hejna

„I don‛t know what I‛ve discovered about myself. I‛ve discovered that I enjoy doing what I do, that I enjoy telling stories.‟ Miloš Forman the artist. Miloš Forman the man. A filmmaker decorated with Oscars for Amadeus and One Flew Over the Cuckoo‛s Nest. At the same time, a charismatic adventurer with the courage to question himself. His experience with a totalitarian régime bestowed him with the theme of the conflict of an individual with institutions which he kept successfully developing in his American films. At the same time, he never stopped searching for a place where he would feel free. The Forman vs. Forman documentary by directors Helena Třeštíková and Jakub Hejna outlines the journey of the life of the most famous Czech filmmaker on which blows of fate blended with strokes of fortune, personal searching and fumbling. The film is a collage of rare private and official archives, and autobiographic memories narrated by the filmmaker‛s son Petr Forman.

Year: 2019
Local premiere date: 16. July 2019

Country of origin:

  • Czech Republic
  • France
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