Martin Sulík / SK, CZ, AT, 2018 / 114 min.
One broke through with his role of an awkward father in Toni Erdmann, the other is an Oscar-winning director and the ‘face of Czech cinema’. Peter Simonischek and Jiří Menzel encounter each other in a darkly comic road movie about the after-effects of WWII; the past brings the two closer together than they might have wished.
The now 79-year-old Menzel was one of the driving forces behind the Czech New Wave of the Sixties; his 1966 film Closely Watched Trains (Ostre sledované vlaky), set against the backdrop of the Nazi occupation, won the Best Foreign Language in 1968.
SK, CZ, AT
German, Slovak, English, Russian
ENG or NLD