Archive of films Suspicion / Podezření

Czech Republic / France
2022, 68 min

Section: Special Screenings
Year: 2021

Nurse Hana Kučerová never smiles and she treats her patients poorly. When a patient dies under suspicious circumstances, the public, the media, the police, and her colleagues are clear as to who is guilty.... A mini-series inspired by real events that doesn’t try to place blame, but instead seeks to identify the difference between truth and mere semblance. The first part of the trilogy will be screened at KVIFF in its exclusive world premiere.


Nurse Hana Kučerová never smiles and she treats her patients poorly, often in violation of regulations. And she is similarly rough with her adolescent daughter Tereza. When a patient dies under suspicious circumstances, the life of both mother and daughter is suddenly turned upside down. The public, the media, the police, and even some of her colleagues are clear as to who is guilty, and so both women must undergo the most difficult trial of their lives. This three-part mini-series inspired by dozens of real cases reflects the strength of manipulation, the influence of the media on public opinion, and the difficult social situation of people in a small town. Revealing its information gradually, the series seeks not to place blame but to explore how the truth differs from mere semblance.

About the director

Michal Blaško

Michal Blaško (1989, Bratislava). Selected filmography: The Wall (2014, short), Fear (2015, short), Atlantis, 2003 (2017, short), Suspicion (2022, TV mini-series).


Czech Television - Telexport
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E-mail: [email protected]

About the film

Color, DCP
World premiere

Section: Special Screenings
Director: Michal Blaško
Screenplay: Štěpán Hulík
Dir. of Photography: Adam Mach
Music: Jonatan Pastirčák
Editor: Anna Johnson Ryndová
Art Director: Stella Šonková
Producer: Jakub Viktorín, Tomáš Hrubý, Pavla Janoušková Kubečková, Michal Reitler
Production: Česká televize
Coproduction: nutprodukce, ARTE G.E.I.E.
Cast: Klára Melíšková, Denisa Barešová, Miroslav Hanuš, Ivan Trojan
Sales: Czech Television - Telexport
Distributor: Czech Television - Telexport


Michal Blaško

Film Director

Jakub Viktorín


Tomáš Hrubý


Pavla Janoušková Kubečková


Michal Reitler


Klára Melíšková


Denisa Barešová


Elizaveta Maximová


Štěpán Hulík


Jonatan Pastirčák

Music Composer

Stella Šonková


Eva Ungrová Malíková

Make Up Artist


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