85 min


My Father Antonín Kratochvíl

Můj otec Antonín Kratochvíl

Directing: Andrea Sedláčková


Three generations of photographers marked by totalitarian regimes. Through the youngest Michael, we follow the fates of the Krathochvíl clan, focusing particularly on the most famous of them – Antonín. At 18, Antonín emigrated from Czechoslovakia, where his father Jaroslav spent a life marked by the communist terror. Antonín left a newborn son behind. In America, he tasted fame and became a sought-out war photographer. He met his son for the first time after 20 years. Antonín wants to make up for the guilt of abandoning a small child, Michael attempts to process reuniting with father.


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21. 6. 2019

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