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by Jan Svěrák


The film follows the young boy Eda Souček and his extended family during World War II. The family has to move to his family's home in the countryside home because Eda's father refuses to Heil in his job. Eda makes new friends and gets used to life in village. He also meets his uncle who is known as Vlk. Vlk doesn't get along with rest of the family because he tried to strangle his mother. Eda eventually befriends Vlk. Life in the village is influenced by war.

international title: Barefoot
original title: Po strništi bos
country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Denmark
sales agent: Portobello Film Sales
year: 2017
genre: fiction
directed by: Jan Svěrák
film run: 111'
release date: CZ 17/08/2017, PL 28/09/2018, ES 17/05/2019
screenplay: Jan Svěrák, Zdeněk Svěrák
cast: Jan Tříska, Oldřich Kaiser, Tereza Voříšková, Ondřej Vetchý, Alois Grec, Petra Špalková, Hynek Cermák, Zdeněk Svěrák, Viera Pavlíková, Zuzana Stivínová
cinematography by: Vladimír Smutný
art director: Jan Vlasák
music: Michal Novinski
producer: Jan Svěrák
co-producer: Lubos Konecny, Danuta Krasnohorska, Petr Tichy
production: Biograf Jan Svěrák, Novinski, Phoenix Film Investments
distributor: AQS A.S, A Contracorriente Films

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