From the makers of legendary Czech Dream, a hilarious documentary about a hoax hypermarket, comes Czech Peace, a new playfully explosive film about the mayor of a small Czech village and his attempts to foil the American plan to build its 762nd military base right on his doorstep. The players in this story are everyone from villagers to George W. Bush, Condoleezza Rice, Barack Obama, peace activists and lobbyists representing American arms manufacturers. Can the Mayor of Trokavec (population 80) take the US on?
Czech Peace shows the workings of geopolitics and the way they affect the little people. The personal clashes with the impersonal, the specific with the universal, and an individual with the so-called great history.
“HELLO RADAR, SIMPLY WELCOME. WE’RE DELIGHTED YOU’RE HERE. HELLO RADAR, I APPLAUD YOU. WE WAVE YOUR FLAG AND CHEER!”
This is the chorus from the bizarre pop song the Czech Defense Minister commissioned to commemorate George W. Bush’s 2008 visit to Czech Republic. Unfortunately for them, the CD ended up in the mischievous hands of Klusak & Remunda…
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