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8 HEADS OF MADNESS

by Marta Nováková

synopsis

Story of the talented Russian poet, Anna Barkova (1906-1976), who spent twenty-two years of her life in the Gulags. She survived thanks to her poems, thanks to hope and her passionate love for a woman named Valentina.

international title: 8 Heads of Madness
original title: 8 hlav sílenství
country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
year: 2017
genre: fiction
directed by: Marta Nováková
film run: 107'
release date: CZ 12/10/2017
screenplay: Marta Nováková
cast: Aneta Langerová, Viktorie Čermáková, Zuzana Fialová, Tomáš Jeřábek, Lukás Juza, Jirí Werich Petrásek, Sabina Remundová, Martin Sitta, Marie Stípková, Luboš Veselý
cinematography by: Lukas Hyksa
film editing: Simon Spidla
art director: Adam Pitra
costumes designer: Petra Krcmárová
music: Vladivojna La Chia
producer: Julietta Sichel
co-producer: Biba Bohinska, Jan Fronek, Silvia Panaková, Viktor Schwarcz
production: 8Heads Productions, Ceská Televize
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