A Year Full Of Drama

(Aasta täis draamat)

How can art enrich human lives? An unusual ad offers a job as a fulltime theatregoer for a period of one year, but only those with no previous cultural experience may apply.

Alisja, a 21-year-old woman with Russian roots, lives in a remote part of Estonia. Her only theatre experience is from primary school, making her the ideal candidate for an experiment conducted by three Estonian artists. The film tracks Alisja’s yearlong theatre marathon and how it affects her life. The performances stir her emotions, calling forth deeply-stored memories, but the new experiences also sever her from her previous life and old friends. The unusual experiment shows that theatre is not only an institution but also key in forming our emotional and social understanding of the world.

About the film

Director: Marta Pulk
Estonia
2019 | 108 min.

Language: Estonian, Russian

Subtitles: Czech, English
In the case of outdoor and indoor screenings, the films are shown only with Czech subtitles.

Czech premiere

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Category

Long Live Life

Director

Marta Pulk

Filmography
2019 - The Fatherland Cries
2019 - Year Full of Drama
2017 - The Lion Tamers
2015 - Lusmägi Incorporated

Marta Pulk

Screenings

13. 05. 20:00 Jeden svět živě: Stream
DiscussionMichal Hába, theatre director
19. 05. 20:00 Ústí nad Labem: Veřejný sál Hraničář
20. 05. 21:00 Liberec: Lidové sady Liberec
26. 05. 20:30 Praha: Klubovna
DiscussionJan Doležel, theater directing student at JAMU, assistanr director and dramaturgy lecturer, HaDivadlo
04. 06. 20:30 Praha: Kino Lucerna
05. 06. 20:30 Brno: Kinostan v Lužánkách

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