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Garbage, the City and Death (2012)

Odpad mesto smrt (original title)
The screenplay (Der Müll, die Stadt und der Tod) by Rainer Werner Fassbinder inspired a theatre production by Dusan David Parízek. The screenplay and the production in turn inspired the ... See full summary »

Director:

Jan Hrebejk

Writers:

Rainer Werner Fassbinder (play), Dusan David Parízek (stage adaptation)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jirí Cerný ... Oskar
Stefan Chovanec Stefan Chovanec
Martin Finger ... Wealthy Jew
Stanislav Majer ... Franz
Gabriela Mícová ... Romi
Martin Pechlát ... Mr. Müller
Dana Poláková Dana Poláková ... Mrs. Müller
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The screenplay (Der Müll, die Stadt und der Tod) by Rainer Werner Fassbinder inspired a theatre production by Dusan David Parízek. The screenplay and the production in turn inspired the film ODPAD MESTO SMRT (Waste, City, and Death) by Jan Hrebejk. Romi (Gabriela Mícová), a prostitute, is anything but successful at her job: she is of far too gentle a nature for her clients. The more obstinately she is pushed to the streets by her pimp Franz (Stanislav Majer), the closer she is to a complete breakdown. One day Romi is addressed by a property speculator referring to himself as a "wealthy Jew" (Martin Finger). He does not demand any sexual services of her. He satisfies himself with Romi telling him stories, for which he lavishly rewards her. However, no one shares the sudden happiness with Romi. Her work-mates and current clients turn their backs on her, as does Franz, with whom Romi is in love. The whole story takes place in the setting of a dilapidated city, during the clean-up of ... Written by Czech film center

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Country:

Czech Republic

Language:

Czech

Release Date:

21 November 2012 (Czech Republic) See more »

Also Known As:

Garbage, the City and Death See more »

Filming Locations:

Czech Republic

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Referenced in Host Lucie Výborné: Jan Hrebejk (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Neviem byt sám
Music by Ján Baláz, lyrics by Boris Filan
Performed by Gabriela Mícová
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