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19 Mar 2013 18:30

UK Premiere of Lidice

The horrific razing of the small Czech village of Lidice was Nazi Germany's only officially recognised act of genocide during World War Two. This contemporary film by Petr Nikolaev tells Lidice’s story through its individual inhabitants. When František Šíma is imprisoned after a family dispute ends in the accidental death of his son, he unknowingly saves himself from the fate awaiting the village. A heartbreaking tale laced with tragic irony, Lidice asks whether surviving is truly winning when it comes at the cost of one's dignity and honour. Tickets available on 0871 902 5731.

Petr Nikolaev, CZ, SK 2011, 123 min
Starring: Karel Roden, Zuzana Bydžovská, Zuzana Fialová

BOX OFFICE: 0871 902 5731 / www.picturehouses.co.uk

Winner of the Audience Award at the Phoenix Film Festival.

View the Lidice film trailer here
View an interview with producer Adam Dvořák here

Part of the Made in Prague UK Tour 2013.






The Gate Cinema, 87 Notting Hill Gate, London W11 3JZ


19 Mar 2013 18:30


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