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CYRIL AND METHODIUS - THE APOSTLES OF THE SLAVS

by Petr Nikolaev

synopsis

Film historical reconstruction about two brothers – Cyril and Methodius – responsible for the creation of the first Slavic script, the development of Slavic culture, the translation of the Old Testament and the creation of a new legal code. They also set the foundation for modern Czech statehood. They significantly influenced the history of all Slavic nations. The film puts an emphasis on the legacy of the past and on the idea that neither power nor economic interests will keep European nations together if they do not stand on strong moral and spiritual foundations

international title: Cyril and Methodius - The Apostles of the Slavs
original title: Cyril and Methodius - The Apostles of the Slavs
country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Russian Federation
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Petr Nikolaev
film run: 85'
release date: CZ 26/12/2013
screenplay: Miroslav Oščatka
cast: Roman Zach, Marian Roden, Milan Bahúl, Josef Abrhám, Ondřej Novák, Vladimír Javorský
cinematography by: David Ployhar
film editing: Michal Cuc
producer: Viktor Krištof
production: Three Brothers, ALEF Film & Media Group, Barrandov Studios, Rozhlas a televízia Slovenska - Radio and Television Slovakia, Czech Television, Petarda Production, Synergia Film, Everest Film, Český národní fond kultury
backing: Film Industry Support Programme, MEDIA, The Czech State Fund for the Support and Development of Czech Cinematography
distributor: Hollywood Classic Entertainment
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