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SURVIVING LIFE (THEORY AND PRACTICE)

by Jan Švankmajer

synopsis

Eugene leads a double life - one real, the other in his dreams. In real life he has a wife called Milada; in his dreams he has a young girlfriend called Eugenia. Sensing that these dreams have some deeper meaning, he goes to see a psychoanalyst, Dr. Hublova, who interprets them for him.

international title: Surviving Life (Theory and Practice)
original title: Prezít svuj zivot (teorie a praxe)
country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
year: 2010
genre: fiction
directed by: Jan Švankmajer
film run: 105'
release date: CZ 04/11/2010, GB 02/12/2011
screenplay: Jan Švankmajer
cast: Václav Helšus, Klára Issová, Zuzana Kronerová, Emilie Došeková, Daniela Bakerová
cinematography by: Jan Růžička, Juraj Galvánek
film editing: Marie Zemanová
producer: Jaromír Kallista
production: Athanor, C-GA Film, Czech Television, UPP
backing: Czech State Fund for the Support and Development of Czech Cinematography, MEDIA, Eurimages
distributor: Bontonfilm, Verve Pictures

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main awards/selection

Biennale di Venezia 2010Out of competition
BFI London Film Festival 2010
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