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by Lucie Králová


This film traces the life of Jan Kapr, a prominent Czech composer of the 20th century. A documentary opera with an ambitious libretto and playful and refined editing work, Kapr Code is an unexpected celebration of creativity that shakes up our ideas of biography and pays tribute to the importance of resisting homologation and censorship through art and creation.

original title: Kapr Code
country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
sales agent: Lightdox
year: 2022
genre: documentary
directed by: Lucie Králová
film run: 91'
screenplay: Lucie Králová, Jiří Austerlitz
cinematography by: Tomas Stanek, Adam Ol'ha, Petr Příkaský, Jakub Halousek, Martin Řezníček
film editing: Adam Brothánek
music: Petra Šuško
producer: Andrea Shaffer, Martin Řezníček
production: Mindset Pictures, DOCUfilm Praha

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