Archive of films Karel, Me and You / Karel, já a ty

Czech Republic
2018, 111 min

Section: Czech Films 2018–2019
Year: 2019

Saša leaves her husband and finds refuge with Dušan. They are both trying to work out their relationships and provide support for each other as they falter in their uncertainty. In his feature film debut Bohdan Karásek shows a preference for natural, subtly humorous dialogue and demonstrates that the limitations of independent filmmaking can, in fact, be turned to one’s advantage.


Saša feels that her marriage to Karel has come to a dead end, so she decides to move out for a while, finding refuge with Dušan. Both are trying to work out their relationships and provide support for each other as uncertainty gets the better of them. Bohdan Karásek’s feature debut directs its focus on the spontaneity of both dialogue and performance. With discreet elegance and subtle humour it portrays the world of thirty-somethings, who seek, find and sometimes also lose their friends and life partners. Karel, Me and You is the next instalment in the series of “domestic films” (Lucie, 2011; Love Songs, 2013), which enabled the director to shoot his projects despite a lack of funding. He turns the limitations of working with a low budget to his advantage, thereby leaving his unique stamp on Czech cinema.

Anna Kořínek

About the director

Bohdan Karásek (b. 1978, Brno, Czechoslovakia). Filmography: Life with Food (1998, short), Territory (1999, short), Pure Race (1999, medium-length), Promising Generation (2010, short), Lucie (2011, medium-length), Love Songs (2013, medium-length), Karel, Me and You (Karel, já a ty, 2018)


Filmová společnost Alfreda Bouriany
Kodaňská, 101 00, Prague
Czech Republic
Tel: +420 774 615 807
E-mail: [email protected]

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About the film

Color, DCP
World premiere

Section: Czech Films 2018–2019
Director: Bohdan Karásek
Screenplay: Bohdan Karásek
Dir. of Photography: Zdeněk Eliáš
Music: Miroslav Faderholz
Editor: Bohdan Karásek
Art Director: Zdeněk Eliáš
Producer: Bohdan Karásek
Production: Alfred Bouriana Film Company
Cast: Jenovéfa Boková, Miroslav Faderholz, Miloslav König
Contact: Filmová společnost Alfreda Bouriany


Bohdan Karásek

Film Director

Jenovéfa Boková


Zdeněk Eliáš

Director of Photography

Jan Hála

Sound Designer

Eva Pavlíčková


Marie Švestková


Miloslav König



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