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PRODUCTION: Viktor Tauš Shoots Czech/Slovak/Swiss Coproduction American Chick



PRAGUE: Czech director/producer Viktor Tauš is at the moment in manufacturing together with his function drama American Chick / Amerikanka, which is a Czech/Slovak/Swiss coproduction estimated for completion in 2023.

The 12 months 1989 brings freedom to Czechoslovakia however to not Ema (performed by Klára Kitto). She’s 18 and she will lastly begin doing what she needs to do. However the stigma she carries continues to take over her life. The phantasm of a father in America disappears, her second inside id loses its voice and Ema has to study to deal with her personal errors. She has to rework the outer phantasm of the dream America into herself. And solely after a few years will she be capable to make peace along with her having been ostracised, and discover peace and forgiveness in her soul.

“The craving to inform American Chick’s story gave delivery to a screenplay that received the Krzysztof Kieslowski ScripTeast Award in Cannes 2014, a theatre efficiency seen by 90,000 folks within the three years since its premiere and a cinematic dwell efficiency known as Movie (A)Dwell that occurred in the course of the pandemic and received the Czech Lion Award for Finest Audio-Visible Achievement in 2020. The head of this journey would be the movie”,Viktor Tauš advised FNE.

The script penned by David Jařab is impressed by true occasions. “American Chick is predicated on the story of a woman I received to know after I was homeless. We advised one another our tales, making some up as we went alongside, and finally we couldn’t inform what was true anymore. We pretended to be brother and sister, and we constructed a selected solidarity that gave us energy. As to storytelling, the important thing query was the way to inform the story of a woman that nobody on the planet cared for sufficient to grow to be their heroine, and to relay that have to a younger viewers so she would grow to be their inspiration each within the native in addition to the worldwide context”, Tauš additionally stated.

The movie will depend on a particular visible idea with every chapter of the lifetime of the heroine offered in a distinct mild and hues. “The visible idea is predicated on a proof of the truth as a group of recollections saved in photos of sturdy feelings. This gallery of in any other case processed and fixed photos is in some locations enriched by a newly found visuality. The sum of the feelings and totally different notion of recollections creates an unbelievable notion of the truth on the planet of the movie’s heroine”, manufacturing designer Jan Kadlec advised FNE.

The movie is produced by Viktor Tauš by way of HEAVEN’s GATE (Czech Republic) and coproduced by Barrandov Studio, Axman Manufacturing (Czech Republic), B Movie (Slovakia), Ok Movie Swiss GmbH (Switzerland) and Layercake (Switzerland/Czech Republic). Michal Síkora is govt producer and Aneta Novotná is line producer.

The mission is supported by the Czech Movie Fund with 320,000 EUR / 8 m CZK, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund with 88,000 EUR / 2.2 m CZK, the Regional Movie Fund – Pilsen area with 26,000 EUR / 650,000 CZK, TV / VOD presales+ MG Distributor with 420,000 EUR / 10.5 m CZK, personal buyers (coproducer) with 746,000 EUR / 18,650,000 CZK and manufacturing incentives (Czech and Slovak) with 400,000 EUR / 10 m CZK.

The full funds is 2 m EUR / 50 m CZK.

Capturing began on 24 February 2022 and can wrap on 18 September 2022 after 56 capturing days.

Capturing is going down in Prague, Marianské Lázně, Slaný, Fláje, Hostěradice, Loucká, Lovosice, Hradec Králové, Rožmitál pod Třemšínem and Moldava.

Bioscop will launch the movie within the Czech Republic.

Manufacturing Info:

HEAVEN’s GATE (Czech Republic)
Viktor Tauš: This e-mail deal with is being protected against spambots. You want JavaScript enabled to view it.

Barrandov Studio (Czech Republic)
Axman Manufacturing (Czech Republic)
B Movie (Slovak Republic)
Ok Movie Swiss GmbH (Switzerland)
Layercake (Switzerland/Czech Republic)

Director: Viktor Tauš
Screenwriter: David Jařab
Manufacturing designer: Jan Kadlec
DoP: Martin Douba
Editor: Alois Fišárek
Music: Petr Ostrouchov
Costume designer: Jan Kadlec
Artwork Director: Daniel Tůma
Solid: Klára Kitto, Julie Šoucová, Pavla Beretová, Klára Melíšková, Zuzana Kronerová, Zuzana Mauréry, Vladimír Javorský, Denisa Barešová, David Novotný, Zdena Vrbová, Marika Procházková, Jan Jankovský, Tomas Sean Pšenička, Jana Kratochvílová, Eliška Křenková, Tereza Ramba, Jiří Štěpnička and children from orphanages



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