Finding the Man of Sorrows

Hledání Bolestného Krista

Czechoslovak CompetitionFilmEnglish friendly
When the art historian Štěpán Vácha discovered a painting from an unknown painter in the Břevnov Monastery, the search for its origins began. Who painted it? This is the first among many questions arising in this investigation.
Amálie Kovářová records the detective work in several chapters and gives an impressive presentation of the circumstances of the newly discovered work of art. Witness exciting debates on authorship, unexpected discoveries, and above all, the tremendous love for art and restoration work.
Runtime: 29 min.
Country: Czech Republic
Year: 2021
Direction: Amálie Kovářová
Screenplay: Amálie Kovářová, Tereza Penková, Štěpán Vácha
Cinematography: Anton Evdoshenko
Music: Ivan Acher
Sound: Jára Fryš
Editing: Amálie Kovářová
Production: Václav Špaček; Akademie věd České republiky