LOVE IN THE GRAVE

LÁSKA V HROBĚ

By David VONDRÁČEK

JAKUBISKO FILM - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2012

„DOCUMENTARY ABOUT (UN) FREEDOM CHOICE,
DYING AND LOVING“
In the beginning of 21st century group of homeless people found asylum in the german evangelistic graveyard in Prague – Strašnice. Among them there is a couple of eternal fiances: Jana in Christs age and Jan, 50 years old.

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • CZECH REPUBLIC
    • Languages
    • CZECH
    • Duration
    • 79 mn
    • Director(s)
    • David VONDRÁČEK
    • Writer(s)
    • David VONDRÁČEK, Jan KADEŘÁBEK
    • Synopsis
    • The homeless couple is settling down between urns in the old german tomb. Jan is „feeding a family“
      by collecting bins and Jana is taking care of the housing, during beautiful summer days their common
      hobby is drinking alcohol.
      The idyllic life in the graveyard is slowly evaporating. Administrator decides that graveyard needs to
      be repaired so the sepulchers and graveyard must be evacuated. Jana and Jan are displaced from
      their „luxury home“- a german tomb.
      Both of them are returning for a while to the places they used to live..Jana is returning to the original
      place of residence to execute her documents and Jan is returning to his hometown to see his mother.
      Confrontation with the past is very painfull for them and their common life in Prague seems to be their
      destiny. They don´t want and they can´t change the way of their lives. The longtime love of Jan and
      Jana is ending and each one is struggling to survive alone in life on the street.
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