year of the devil

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‘...Don‘t Look Back, A Hard Day‘s Night and This Is Spinal Tap all rolled into one compulsive, eccentric, rootsy ball.’ – LA Weekly

A folk star, a band of funeral musicians, and a Dutch filmmaker stumble towards enlightenment on a remarkable musical tour. The folk star approaches the band to perform with him, thinking they will help cure his alcoholism. They think he will make them famous. The filmmaker thinks he has a subject for a film. Naturally all are right, but they get more than they bargained for...

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WRITER/DIRECTOR petr zelenka

CAST | JAROMÍR NOHAVICA, KAREL PLÍHAL, ČECHOMOR, JAZ COLEMAN, JAN PRENT

YEAR OF PRODUCTION | 2002
RUNNING TIME | 88 MIN.
CO-PRODUCERS | NEGATIV, CZECH TV

AWARDS | KARLOVY VARY IFF 2002 – BEST FILM
SPIRIT OF FIRE, KHANTY-MANSIYSK 2003 – BEST FILM
ALPE ADRIA, TRIESTE 2003 – BEST FILM
PALIĆ IFF 2003 – BEST FILM

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