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European student films

Programme 1

Paradise on Earth to See

Zahrada ráje

Vojtěch Novotný
2022 - Czech Republic - 26mn

Screenings : tuesday 24 - 4:45 pm - Centre de congrès - Auditorium - presented and followed by a debate with the directors wednesday 25 - 9:45 am - Centre de congrès - Amphi Jardin
Matys is an outsider who moved from Ukraine to Czechia with his sister in search of a better life. It turns out the situation there is not ideal either. A glimpse of hope comes when Matys manages to get a job in a cottage located in the heart of a splendid forest.
Vojtěch Novotný
Vojtěch Novotný was born in Prague in 1996. He has been interested in filming since childhood. After spending a year studying film at Charles University, he was admitted to FAMU, in the Directing department, and has studied there since 2017. His previous film Parole (2020) won the Ecumenical Jury Award for the best student film at the Molodist Kyiv Festival.

Cast : Ondřej Šimánek, Pavlína Štorková, Jan Bidlas, Diana Rebinchak
Screenplay : Vojtěch Novotný
Cinematography : Tomáš Kotas
Sound : Alexandra Strapková
Editing : Ondřej Nuslauer
Compositeurs : Jan Vaniš, Matěj Sirotek

Production : FAMU

French distributor : FAMU - Faculté de cinéma et de télévision de l’Académie des arts du spectacle

FAMU - Faculté de cinéma et de télévision de l’Académie des arts du spectacle
Smetanovo nabrezi 2
116 65 Prague
République tchèque
+ 420 234 244 411

FAMU is one of the oldest film schools in Europe. Located in Prague, it was founded in 1946. It is one of the three faculties of the Performing Arts Academy.