The Prime of Life / KRISTOVE ROKY 

The Prime of Life / KRISTOVE ROKY 

Dir: Juraj Jakubisko / Czechoslovakia / 1967 / B&W / 95 mins /Czekh

6_the-prime-of-life_1Juraj, a Slovak artist living a carefree life in Prague,realize that his days pass without purpose. Having reached 33 years of age – ‘Christ’s years’ -he decides to change for the better. Now he has to choose between two women, between the city and the country, and between creative work and craftsmanship. He has a passion for art but he also needs to make a living. Through his new relationship with people around him, he grows aware of his position and this knowledge helps him to live a more fulfilling and better life.

 

6_the-prime-of-life_3Direction Juraj Jakubisko
Screenplay Juraj Jakubisko, Lubomir Dohnal
Cinematography Igor Luther
Editing Bedrich Voderka
Music Wiliam Bukovy
Cast Jiri Sykora, Jana Stehnova, Miriam Kantorkova, Maria Sykorova, Viktor Blaho

 

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