Archive of films Island on the Roof / Ostrov na střeše

Czech Republic
2001, 12 min

Section: Czech Films
Year: 2001


The young Czech girl Lena lives an ordinary, monotonous life. Suddenly her banal existence is ruffled by strange goings-on. Is the mysterious young man who appears in her life only a figment of her imagination? In any event, this narrative is the story of a single process of awakening.

About the director

Artemio Benki is a French screenwriter, director and producer. Filmography: short documentaries Gloria L (1992), My Land (Má půda, 1993), the mid-length paradocumentary Moon Valley (Měsíční údolí, 1994), the tale Risk from the feature film Prague Stories (Riziko, Praha očima…, 1999), the short feature Island on the Roof (2001) and the feature currently in the pipeline Adverse Winds / Les Vents Contraires (2001).

About the film

Black & white, 35 mm

Section: Czech Films
Director: Artemio Benki
Screenplay: Artemio Benki, Arenelle Verenka
Dir. of Photography: Igor Luther
Music: Irena a Vojtěch Havlovi
Editor: Michal Lánský
Producer: Artemio Benki
Production: Sirena Film
Cast: Lenka Vlasáková

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