The Story of Mr. Love

Smržová Dagmar - 73'

SYNOPSIS

Director Dagmar Smržová's documentary The Story of Mr. Love, produced by endorfilm and HBO Europe, looks into the every-day life of an ordinary man who suffers from schizophrenia. Thirty-year-old Jiří Láska (his last name means 'love') who lives in a village under the mountains, Batňovice near Trutnov, is not your usual apathetic patient in the psychiatry ward. Using modern technology, he communicates with his surroundings and runs his own website, for which he films unusual journalistic videos. Jiří also has an extraordinary gift for self-reflection and his life is characterized by helpfulness and his desire to be useful and productive.

CATEGORY

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CAST

DIRECTOR:
Smržová Dagmar
PRODUCER:
Jiří Konečný, Tereza Polachová, Hanka Kastelicová
CINEMATOGRAPHER:
Petr Koblovský, Miroslav Jane
EDITOR:
Krasimira Velitchkova

INFORMATION

Country:
Czech Republic
Year:
2013

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Duration:
73 min