We Have Never Been Modern
Directed by Matěj Chlupáček
Starring Eliska Krenková, Miloslav König

Rated NR | Runtime 1 hours & 57 minutes

Presented as part of Czech That Film Texas.

In 1937 Czechoslovakia, the director of a large factory, Alois, and his wife, Helena, arrive in in the Slovak mountain town of Svit to build a modern industrial town, following the Baťa model found in Zlín in the Moravian Highlands. Their plans are disrupted by the disturbing discovery of a corpse on the factory premises – a newborn intersex baby…The case exceeds the capabilities of the local authorities, prompting the secret police to arrive on the scene. Yet, a pregnant Helena seems to be the only one really interested in solving the mystery, encountering unexpected obstacles, including her own prejudices…

Awards:  12 Czech Oscar Nominations & Official Selection Karlovy Vary IFF 


Thu May 23
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We Have Never Been Modern
Directed by Matěj Chlupáček
Starring Eliska Krenková, Miloslav König

Rated NR | Runtime 1 hours & 57 minutes

Presented as part of Czech That Film Texas.

In 1937 Czechoslovakia, the director of a large factory, Alois, and his wife, Helena, arrive in in the Slovak mountain town of Svit to build a modern industrial town, following the Baťa model found in Zlín in the Moravian Highlands. Their plans are disrupted by the disturbing discovery of a corpse on the factory premises – a newborn intersex baby…The case exceeds the capabilities of the local authorities, prompting the secret police to arrive on the scene. Yet, a pregnant Helena seems to be the only one really interested in solving the mystery, encountering unexpected obstacles, including her own prejudices…

Awards:  12 Czech Oscar Nominations & Official Selection Karlovy Vary IFF 

Presented by PolkaWorks and Big Day Pictures in partnership with the Czech Centers. 

     

 

 

   


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