Archive of films The Kite / Pouštět draka

Czech Republic / Slovak Republic / Poland
2019, 13 min

Section: Czech Films 2018–2019
Year: 2019

A touching tale of a boy and his grandfather as they spend the day flying a kite. The film animates the layers of textile that make up the characters in order to depict the process of aging and the gradual physical and mental distancing from life. The stop-motion animation of the soft fabric objects lends the film its charm.


Synopsis

A touching tale of a boy and his grandfather as they spend the day flying a kite. The film animates the layers of textile used to compose the characters in order to depict the process of aging and the gradual physical and mental distancing from life. The stop-motion animation of the soft fabric objects lends the film its charm.

Natalia Neudačina

About the director

Martin Smatana. Filmography (shorts): Rosso Papavero (2015), The Kite (2019)

Contacts

FAMU - Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts
Smetanovo nábřeží 2, 116 65, Praha 1
Czech Republic
Tel: +420 234 244 301
Fax: +420 234 244 363
E-mail: famu@famu.cz
www: www.famu.cz

About the film

Color, DCP

Section: Czech Films 2018–2019
   
Director: Martin Smatana
Screenplay: Martin Smatana
Dir. of Photography: Ondřej Nedvěd
Music: Aliaksander Yasinski
Editor: Lucie Navrátilová
Art Director: Martin Smatana
Producer: Peter Badač
Production: BFILM s.r.o.
Coproduction: FAMU, CeTA
Contact: FAMU - Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts

Guests

Martin Smatana

Film Director

Zdeněk Holý

Producer


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