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Václav Havel, Prague - Castle

Václav Havel, Praha - Hrad, Czech Republic, 2009, 57 min, Digi Beta, History, Politics, Portrait
When Václav Havel was elected president on 29 December 1989, he and his advisors' immediate goal was to lead the country to its first free elections as quickly as possible. Petr Jančárek's documentary devotes itself to the first six months of Havel's presidency. We also discover the personality of Václav Havel, as seen through the eyes of those around him. The film chronicles his first trips to European countries, the USA and the Soviet Union. It also depicts his historically significant speech to the United States Congress as well as the first visits of Pope John Paul II and the Dalai Lama to the former Czechoslovakia. Jančárek's film presents the complex personality of the former president, who suddenly went from being a dissident to become the head of a free democratic state.
Director:
Petr Jančárek
Producer:
Petr Jančárek
Original idea:
Petr Jančárek
Screenplay:
Martin Vidlák
Editor:
Jan Turek
Director of photography:
Petr Jančárek
Sound:
Jiří Kubíček, Jiří Batulka
Languages:
Czech
Subtitles:
English
Czech Television Kavčí hory
140 70 Prague 4, Czech Republic
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Czech Television Kavčí hory
140 70 Prague 4, Czech Republic
Phone:
+420 261 131 111
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One World FF 2010, Czech Republic
Grand Prize - Politics on Film Festival, Washington 2010

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