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Venkovský učitel = The country teacher / Negativ ; Pallas Films ; koproducenti Why Not Productions/Česká Televize ; ve spolupráci s Wild Bunch ; s podporou Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, Eurimages, Státní Fond ČR pro podporu a Rozvoj Česke Kinematografie ; producenti, Pavel Strnad, Petr Olkropec ; námět, scénář, režie Bohdan Sláma.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch VID COU DVD (Text) 34207001753251 DVDs-Adult Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781440733772
  • ISBN: 1440733775
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Fair Lawn, NJ] : Film Movement ; [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008.
Special features: This month's short film : Peter and Ben by director Pinny Grylls (2007 ; 10 min.) ; biographies of Pavel Liška, Zuzana Bydžovská ; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Kamara, Divis Marek ; strih, Jan Danhel ; hudba, Vladimir Godár.
Participant or Performer Note:
Pavel Liška, Zuzana Bydzovska, Ladislav Šedivý, Marek Daniel, Tereza Voriskova, Cyril Drozda, Marie Ludvikova, Zuzana Kronerova, Miroslav Krobot.
Summary, etc.:
Petr travels from Prague. The "gifted young teacher takes a job teaching natural sciences at a grammar school in the country. Here he makes the acquaintance of a woman and her troubled 17-year old son. ... When the teacher's ex-boyfriend comes to visit from the city, he quickly realizes that nobody in the village knows that the teacher is gay and harbors a secret affection for the teenage boy."--Container. The companion movie, "Peter and Ben," is a "touchy and quirky story of how two dropouts found friendship in a hostile world."
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: NR Not recommended for ages under 17 without parental permission. This film portrays adult situations and language.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation.
Language Note:
In Czech with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Cottbus Film Festival of Young East European Cinema, 2008: Audience Award - Best Film.
Stockholm Film Festival, 2008: Best Actress (Zuzana Bydžovská); Best Cinematography.
Subject: Gay men > Drama.
Teacher-student relationships > Drama.
Gay teachers > Czech Republic > Drama.
Friendship > Drama.
Czech Republic > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.

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