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by Jitka Rudolfová


Thirtysomethings Linda, Radim, Tonda, Otakar, Dagmara and Silvie have been friends since they met as teenagers. All of them arrived in the big city, Prague, from their small home town. The euphoric dreams each had for themselves have not materialized and they are all starting to feel trapped in different ways. They all seem to know ont thing: what they don't want in life. At a party back in their home town they reminisce over one of their dreams: to buy a farm, live together and, most importantly, have fun with their lives. In the weeks that follow, each of them is faced with a crisis that brings this old dream into sharper, more sober focus. Can they make it a working reality? Do they really want to?

international title: Dreamers
original title: Zoufalci
country: Czech Republic
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Jitka Rudolfová
film run: 97'
release date: CZ 12/11/2009
screenplay: Jitka Rudolfová
cast: Simona Babčáková, Jakub Žáček, Zuzana Onufráková, Václav Neužil, Pavlína Štorková, Michal Kern, Jaroslav Plesl, Jiří Havelka, Dagmar Bláhová, Jaroslava Obermaierová
cinematography by: Michael Kaboš
film editing: Otakar Šenovský
producer: Marta Dudáková, Katerina Cerná, Petr Oukropec
production: Negativ Film Productions, Czech Television - Česká televize, FAMU
backing: Czech State Fund for the Support and Development of Czech Cinematography
distributor: Aerofilms

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