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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1994 - 30 July.6 August

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 1994

Seven-year-old Maruska grows up in Prague in the 1950s, raised more by her relatives than her zealous, society-building mother.

Original Title A Pin for the Butterfly
Italian Title Uno spillo per una farfalla
Category Official Competition
Section Competition
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 113'
Production Year 1994
Nationality Czech Republic, United Kingdom
Directed by Hannah Kodichek
Screenplay Hannah Kodichek
Main cast Florence Hoath, Joan Plowright, Hugh Laurie

 regista Hannah KodichekHANNAH KODICHEK

Screenwriter and director Hannah Kodichek was born in 1947 as Martin Hana Kodickova. He studied piano at the Prague Conservatory. In 1968, he emigrated and continued to study at Trinity College in London, collaborating with the Black Theater, playing several television productions. He has worked as a director in over four hundred shows for children. In the film, Butterfly Pillar returns to the land of her childhood.