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THE PRAGUE ORGY

by Irena Pavlásková

synopsis

When a famous American writer accepts a quest from a Czech emigrant to bring him back unique Yiddish manuscripts, he accepts not only a dangerous journey to Prague, where he is watched at every step he makes by communist secret police, but he also needs to face emigrant's flamboyant and wild wife. She is in a possession of the manuscripts and she is very angry at her husband, as he left her with his mistress for the US. She will not surrender the manuscripts easily.

international title: The Prague Orgy
original title: Pražské orgie
country: Czech Republic
year: 2019
genre: fiction
directed by: Irena Pavlásková
film run: 112'
release date: CZ 10/10/2019
screenplay: Irena Pavlásková
cast: Klára Issová, Kseniya Rappoport, Jonas Chernick, Miroslav Táborský, Pavel Kříž, Joe Weintraub, Jan Hrušínský, Nicole J. Adelman, Petr Vondráček, Jiří Havelka
cinematography by: Alexander Šurkala
art director: Jirí Sternwald
producer: Michal Kracmer, Viktor Schwarcz
production: Prague Movie Company, Czech Television, Eydelle Film, Cineart Tv, Europeana Production, Analog Vision, Arina
backing: Czech Film Fund (CZ), Prague Film Fund (CZ), Slovakian Audiovisual Fund (SK), Creative Europe MEDIA
distributor: Bioscop, Magic Box
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