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The Greatest Wish (2012)

THE GREATEST WISH The seemingly simple question, "What is your greatest wish?" provokes the respondents to formulate their value system. The heroes of this film are young people born ... See full summary »

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Olga Spátová

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THE GREATEST WISH The seemingly simple question, "What is your greatest wish?" provokes the respondents to formulate their value system. The heroes of this film are young people born towards the end of the communist regime or shortly after the Velvet Revolution. They have never known political repression, are relatively well-off and are the first generation of adults shaped by a free society. The Greatest Wish loosely follows up the eponymous classics of Czech documentary filmmaking by Jan Spata from 1964 and 1989. In these films Jan Spata mapped the dreams and attitudes of young people at key times of the totalitarian era. On 17 November 1989 the student demonstration on National Avenue, which led to Czechoslovakia gaining its freedom and democracy, was filmed and included in second instalment of The Greatest Wish. At that time his daughter Olga was five years old. Twenty years on, the twenty-five year-old director has picked up where he left off, shooting the feature-length ... Written by Olga Spátová

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19 September 2012 (Czech Republic) See more »

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Nejvetsi praní See more »

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CZK3,000,000 (estimated)
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16:9 HD
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