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COLETTE

by Milan Cieslar

synopsis

The story of The Pulitzer Prize nominee Lustig is about the power of love under an extreme life circumstances. It is a story of young lovers and their vigorous determination to escape from a hopeless life condition and theirs courage to face death. Lustig's novel Colette, a Girl from Antwerp upon which the film is based, draws on the author's personal Nazi Concentration Camp experience and his own recollection of several escape attempts from the hell of Auschwitz.

international title: Colette
original title: Colette
country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
year: 2014
genre: fiction
directed by: Milan Cieslar
film run: 125'
release date: CZ 12/09/2014, SK 12/09/2014
screenplay: Milan Cieslar, Arnošt Lustig, Ladislava Chateau
cast: Jiří Mádl, Clemence Thioly, Ondřej Vetchý, Michal Dlouhý, Miroslav Táborský, David Suchařípa, Helena Dvoráková
cinematography by: Marek Jícha
film editing: Alena Spustová
producer: Milan Cieslar
production: Happy Celluloid, Wandal Production, UPP, Barrandov Studios, Rozhlas a televízia Slovenska - Radio and Television Slovakia, Czech Television
backing: The Czech State Fund for the Support and Development of Czech Cinematography, Film Industry Support Programme, Ministry of Culture Slovakia, Slovak Audiovisual Fund
distributor: Bioscop
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