Festival opening film

CUTTING IT SHORT

Postriziny / 1981 / CZECHOSLOVAKIA / 93 min

The everyday life of a sleepy Czech town: workers of and around the brewery, their love, desires and pains. Modernity does not leave them untouched, the beautiful Maryska with her long, blond hair has it cut – that the husband cannot accept without saying (and doing) something…

Friday, 8 September 2017 18:00 Pressburger screen (premiere)
Friday, 8 September 2017 19:00 Zukor screen (repetition)

Director:
Jiří MENZEL

Biography:
Jiří Menzel was born in 1938 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

Filmography:

2006 Őfelsége pincére voltam I Served the King of England
1994 Ivan Csonkin | Ivan Chonkin
1986 Az én kis falum | My Little Village
1983 Hóvirágünnep | The Snowdrop Festival
1981 Sörgyári capriccio | Shortcuts
1969 Pacsirták cérnaszálon | Larks on the Strings
1967 Szigorúan ellenőrzött vonatok | Closely Watched Trains

Screenwriter:
Jiří MENZEL, Bohumil HRABAL

Cinematographer:
Jaromír SOFR

Film editor:
Jiří BROZEK

Cast:
Magda VÁŠÁRYOVÁ, Jiří SCHMITZER, Jaromír HANZLÍK, Rudolf HRUSÍNSKÝ

Distributor:
NFA

Kapcsolódó program:
Jameson CineFest opening ceremony 2017 (Professional program)