The Good Death and Apart in KineDok's alternative distribution

14. 8. 2019

Author: Veronika Zýková

The new addition to the KineDok catalogue will be Tomáš Krupa's The Good Death (Dobrá smrt). The film will be screened together with the short anidoc Apart (Spolu sami) by Diana Cam Van Nguyen in non-traditional venues from mid-October 2019. The screenings will be accompanied by discussions. The Good Death will be screened in Czech cinemas from October 17 via distribution company Falcon. 

Janette is terminally ill and she would like to die a dignified death, however, this is not possible in her home in the United Kingdom. Determined to see her decision through, Janette opts for physician-assisted suicide. She gets in touch with Dr. Erika in Switzerland, who is willing to help her. Janette must plan her final departure from the UK before her illness prevents her from doing so. 


In her short, emotional film about life after the loss of a loved one, the author enthrallingly deals with a difficult topic, using techniques of both feature and animated film. Real experiences of the narrators, accompanied by an animated reconstruction of the painful situation, create a mournful insight into the thoughts of three young people untimely exposed to death.

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