Films ordered by  english title

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  • 2C3 1/7 12:30 Čas Cinema
    651 5/7 09:00 Cinema B
    8H2 7/7 10:30 Husovka Theatre
    The Oddsockeaters Lichožrouti
    Directed by: Galina Miklínová
    Czech Republic / Slovak Republic / Croatia, 2016, 83min.
    Section: Czech Films 2016–2017

    “Never take the entire pair!” is the mantra of the Oddsockeaters, the creatures responsible for our socks just disappearing into thin air, leaving us with a pile of odd socks. Based on the bestselling book series, this animated-cum-gangster movie set in contemporary Prague draws on the tradition of Czech films for children.

  • 511 4/7 09:00 Grand Hall
    8P5 7/7 22:00 Pupp Cinema
    Oh Boy Oh Boy
    Directed by: Jan Ole Gerster
    Germany, 2012, 88min.
    Section: 30 Years of the European Film Academy

    Young Niko gains experience left and right but he doesn’t seem to know what to do with it. He wants to be alone, or at least to be silent, but people keep asking him things. And so while contemporary Berlin pulsates around him, the young man wrestles with recklessness because it might lead to the premature end of his journey.

  • 1D2 30/6 10:00 Karlovy Vary Municipal Theatre
    6D2 5/7 10:00 Karlovy Vary Municipal Theatre
    Osaka Elegy Naniwa ereji
    Directed by: Kenji Mizoguchi
    Japan, 1936, 71min.
    Section: Tribute to Kenji Mizoguchi

    Ayako, a company telephone operator, needs to cover her father’s drinking bills and her brother’s school fees, although neither thanks her for her efforts. She pins her hopes on eloping with her fiancé. The film marked the start of a lifelong collaboration with screenwriter Yoda Yoshikata and made Mizoguchi the most famous director in Japan.

  • 312 2/7 11:30 Grand Hall
    5N1 4/7 10:00 Národní dům Cinema
    7P4 6/7 19:00 Pupp Cinema
    The Other Side of Hope Toivon tuolla puolen
    Directed by: Aki Kaurismäki
    Finland / Germany, 2017, 98min.
    Section: Horizons

    A forlorn Syrian refugee and a morose door-to-door shirt salesman form a rather odd couple, but their interaction sends a melancholy yet optimistic message about the strength of solidarity. And fans of the distinctive Finnish director won’t be disappointed: there’ll be plenty of laconic humor, subtly humorous gags, and his inimitable set design.

  • 3C3 2/7 12:30 Čas Cinema
    6H2 5/7 10:30 Husovka Theatre
    855 7/7 17:00 Cinema B
    Out Out
    Directed by: György Kristóf
    Slovak Republic / Hungary / Czech Republic, 2017, 88min.
    Section: Czech Films 2016–2017

    Now in his 50s, when Agoston loses his job he goes out to find another. His journey, punctuated by a variety of bizarre encounters, leads him to the Baltic Sea – appropriate considering that his greatest dream is to catch a big fish. The film by Slovak director György Kristóf, shot as a Czech coproduction, was selected for the Cannes festival’s second-seeded competition, Un Certain Regard.

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