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Diary of the man Who Vanished

Zápisník zmizelého

This is a music documentary about the renowned work of the same title by Leoš Janáček and about the mysterious circumstances of its origin. The famous British tenor Ian Bostridge, who recorded the piece in Czech together with mezzo-soprano Ruby Philogene, went to Moravia to investigate the events around the origin of the Diary. There are interviews with Czech and British experts in the film, and also with Kamila Stosslovas son Otto his mother had, in her youth, been Janáčeks inspiration for the Diary of the Man who Vanished as well as for a number of Leoš Janáčeks other famous works.

Diary of the man Who Vanished
Diary of the man Who Vanished

videotape | 58´ | © 2004

director(s): Dennis Marks
producer(s): Czech Television, Directors Cut Production
scriptwriter(s): Dennis Marks
director of photography: Petr Vejslík

cast: Ruby Philogene, Thomas Ades and others

original language: Czech
subtitles available: English
other data: Rights Available: only for Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Rumania, Bulgaria and Ukraine - TV

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