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FORMAN VS. FORMAN

by Jakub Hejna, Helena Trestikova

synopsis

Milos Forman the artist. Milos Forman the man. A filmmaker decorated with Oscars for Amadeus and One Flew Over the Cuckoo?s Nest. At the same time a charismatic adventurer with the courage to question himself. The Forman vs. Forman documentary summarises the life of the most famous Czech film director whose protagonists have always fought against institutions for freedom. The film is a collage of rare archive footage and autobiographic memories narrated by the director?s son Petr Forman.

original title: Forman vs. Forman
country: Czech Republic, France
year: 2019
genre: documentary
directed by: Jakub Hejna, Helena Trestikova
film run: 78'
screenplay: Jakub Hejna, Helena Trestikova
cinematography by: David Cysař
film editing: Jakub Hejna
music: Gilles Sivilotto
production: Negativ Film Productions, Alegria Productions, Czech Television, ARTE France
backing: CNC (FR), Procirep (FR), Angoa-Agicoa (FR)
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