CHAMPIONS

MISTRI

By Marek NAJBRT

NEGATIV FILM PRODUCTIONS - as PROD

Comedy - Completed 2004


    • Year of production
    • 2004
    • Genres
    • Comedy
    • Countries
    • CZECH REPUBLIC
    • Languages
    • CZECH
    • Duration
    • 87 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Marek NAJBRT
    • Writer(s)
    • Marek NAJBRT, Robert GEISLER, Benjamin TUCEK
    • Producer(s)
    • Milan KUCHYNKA (Negativ), Pavel STRNAD (Negativ)
    • Synopsis
    • In this politically incorrect existential comedy, cravings, love, cheating, and fantasizing all play their part as
      the World Ice Hockey Championships play out on an old TV in a broken down pub in an almost uninhabited
      Czech border village. Karel believes he runs a proper pub and that his wife, Zdena, loves him. Zdena
      believes she's in love with Milan, a bus driver who believes he's destined to drive charters to the sea.
      Josef, who's darker than the average Czech, believes he has friends and that he isn't a Gypsy. Jarda, who is
      disappointed by life, believes in next to nothing including his son. The local alcoholic, Bohous, in his
      black-out visions, believes he sees the play-off games before they're played. Karel and Josef come to
      believe Bohous is their ticket to financial freedom. “We must root for ourselves! No one else will do it for
      us!” is argued during a tough moment for the Czech team. All the men agree. In point of fact, each man is
      rooting only for himself, and “Champions” is their story.
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