A SON’S WAR

Section: Edition 2010

Synopsis

Prague 1939, World War II. The true story of a young Czech Jew, Jan Wiener, struggling to survive at the outset of Nazi occupation. As the German army tightens its grip on the city and danger grows ever closer, Jan is forced to choose between his freedom and his mother's honour.

Sinossi

Praga 1939, seconda guerra mondiale. La vera storia di un giovane ebreo ceco, Jan Wiener, che lotta per sopravvivere all’occupazione nazista. Mentre l’esercito tedesco stringe la morsa sulla città e il pericolo incombe, Jan è costretto a scegliere tra la sua libertà e l’onore di sua madre.

 

a sons war regSteven Edell
He was born in New Jersey before attending Yale University where he received his B.A. in Fine Arts. While doing a semester abroad in Prague at FAMU, he wrote and directed his first short film BRACIA, which won several awards and was nominated for a Student Academy Award. He recently received his M.F.A. in Film Production from the USC School of Cinematic Arts. A SON’S WAR is his USC thesis film.

 

Steven Edell
Nato nel New Jersey, si è laureato a Yale in Belle Arti. Nel corso di un semestre alla FAMU di Praga (FILM AND TV SCHOOL OF ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS), ha scritto e diretto il suo primo cortometraggio, BRACIA, che ha vinto diversi premi ed è stato candidato ai premi Oscar per gli studenti di cinema. Di recente ha conseguito un Master in Produzione Cinematografica alla Scuola di Cinema della University of Southern California: A SON’S WAR è il suo saggio di fine corso.

 

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Original Title A SON’S WAR
Category Official Competition
Section Troubled Gaze
Tipology Short Film
Duration 25'
Production Year 2009
Nationality Czech Republic, USA
Directed by Steven Edell
Screenplay Martin Preiss
Script Martin Preiss
Director of photography Martin Preiss
Editor Rahul Gandotra
Production Design Jan Vlcek
Costume Design Michaela Horejsí
Music Douglas Romayne
Main cast Krystof Hádek (Jan Wiener)
Barbora Kodetová (Frantiska Wiener)
Marek Vasut (Klaus)
Pavel Kríz (Marek)
Michal Hruska (Karel)
Jacob Erftemeijer (Anton)
Produced by Rain Breaw, Benjamin Wilkins, Roman Kasparovsky, Rahul Gandotra, Steven Edell

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