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by Antonín Šilar, Ondřej Cikán


A kidnapped bride. A distraught hero. Odysseys through surreal worlds. Menandros and Thaïs are freshly married, but the wedding day ends bloodily. Thaïs is abducted by pirates. Searching for her, the bridegroom becomes a bloodthirsty monster, his horse grows wings, a witch promises him to another woman, King Xerxes unmans him, but everything comes to an happy end. Or does it?

international title: Menandros & Thaïs
original title: Menandros & Thaïs
country: Czech Republic, Austria
year: 2016
genre: fiction
directed by: Antonín Šilar, Ondřej Cikán
film run: 129'
release date: CZ 21/03/2016
screenplay: Ondřej Cikán
cast: Jakub Gottwald, Jessyca R. Hauser, Ondřej Bauer, Violetta Zupančič
cinematography by: Šimon Dvořáček
film editing: Zuzana Walter
art director: Antonín Šilar
costumes designer: Antonín Šilar, Adriana Černá
music: Hans Wagner
producer: Ondřej Cikán, Anna Tydlitátová
co-producer: Tomáš Hrubý, Michal Krecek, Pavla Janoušková Kubečková, Ondřej Šejnoha, Rudolf Stueger
production: Die Gruppe, nutprodukce, FAMU, MagicLab
backing: The Czech Republic State Fund for Support and Development of Cinematography

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