The Call of the Wild

World premiere

The Call of the Wild

Volání divočiny

Karolína Peroutková
Czech Republic | 2019 | 40 min.

Language: Czech
Filmy jsou promítány v českém znění
nebo s českými titulky

The story of school-aged boys with problem behavior – from a hard going family, the possibility of institutional care hangs over their heads.

“I don’t eat bought chocolate because I don’t like it. One that’s stolen is sort of better. Everything stolen’s better,” explains 12-year-old Michal to the film’s director. He spends all of his time with his younger brother, Karel, and they already have quite a number of scrapes behind them. They have no other friends and at home everything is resolved through yelling and beatings. The boys are known as the “two small thugs” in their town. In telling their story, the filmmaker becomes a fixed point for them. Thanks to the established mutual trust, she learns how the children experience and interpret the world. The young gangsters, whose eyes radiate cleverness, have thus far not had many chances to develop the good they have inside.

Director

Karolína Peroutková

Filmography
2018 - The Call of the Wild
2014 - The Hero
2013 - Televizní oslava

Projection

08. 03. 19:30 Svetozor - Large Hall World premiere Audio Description Discussion Tickets
11. 03. 18:00 Ponrepo Film block Audio Description Discussion Tickets
14. 03. 21:00 Svetozor - Small Hall Film block Audio Description Discussion Tickets
16. 03. 16:00 Svetozor - Small Hall Audio Description Relaxed Screening Tickets

Projekce v regionech

23. 03. 15:00 Český Krumlov: Town Theatre Relaxed Screening
25. 03. 20:00 Plzeň: Moving Station

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