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Czech Republic / USA / France
2021, 96 min

Section: Special Screenings

  324 Sunday 22/8 15:00 Small Hall
  434 Monday 23/8 16:00 Congress Hall
  753 Thursday 26/8 14:00 Cinema B
  954 Saturday 28/8 17:00 Cinema B

“Do you know what I’ve always wanted to find out, brother? Where do you get your ideas for your drawings?” director David Sís asks his older brother Petr at the beginning of the film. He doesn’t get an answer right away, but perhaps it can be found in this documentary that, with great care, traces the highly successful career of a talented and multifaceted artist whose work crosses generational and geographic boundaries.


Synopsis

“Do you know what I’ve always wanted to find out, brother? Where do you get your ideas for your drawings?” director David Sís asks his older brother Petr at the beginning of the film. Instead of answering, the internationally renowned artist lets this expansive documentary speak for him as it traces his life from childhood and forced emigration to the United States, through to the present day. Via a collage of archival materials, interviews, and animated segments, the film captures the life of this immensely talented Renaissance man, journalist, one of the first Czech DJs, and animator whose film The Heads (1980) earned an award at the Berlinale… and that was just the start of his career. A homage free of pathos but characterized by immense respect and (brotherly) love. That is Dreams About Stray Cats.

Anna Kořínek

About the director

David Sís (1962, Prague). Selected filmography: Hat-Trick (1992, short), Maltchik (1994, short), Causa Kain (1998, TV film), Lucie: The Story of a Rock Band (2016, doc.), Mafia (2018, TV film, doc.), Dreams About Stray Cats (2021, doc.).

Contacts

FRMOL s.r.o.
Štítného 1233/34, 130 00, Praha 3
Czech Republic
E-mail: [email protected]
www: www.frmol.com

Asociace českých filmových klubů
Stonky 860, 686 01, Uherské Hradiště
Czech Republic
Tel: +420 572 501 989
E-mail: [email protected]
www: www.acfk.cz

About the film

Color, DCP
World premiere

Section: Special Screenings
   
Director: David Sís
Screenplay: David Sís
Dir. of Photography: Vít Bělohradský
Music: Robert Jíša, Dominik Renč
Editor: Alexandr Brož, David Votava
Producer: Vít Bělohradský, Kateřina Bělohradská
Production: Frmol s. r. o.
Coproduction: Česká televize
Contact: FRMOL s.r.o.
Distributor: Asociace českých filmových klubů
   
www: www.snyotoulavychkockach.cz

Guests

David Sís

Film Director

Petr Sís

Protagonist


Vít Bělohradský

Producer

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