FORMAN vs. FORMAN
Czech Republic, France
Scriptwriter: Helena Třeštíková
FORMAN vs.FORMAN documentary outlines the journey of the life of the most famous Czech filmmaker on which blows of fate blended with strokes of fortune, personal searching and fumbling. The film is a collage of rare private and official archives, and autobiographic memories narrated by the filmmaker‛s son Petr Forman.
Helena Třeštíková was born in 1949 in Prague (Czech Republic). She graduated from the documentary directing program at FAMU. Since 1974, she has made over 50 documentaries.
Jakub Hejna was born in 1976 in Prague (Czech Republic). Director and editor. In 2001 he started his own film studio called Young-Film and debuted as a director with the Theatre Svoboda documentary.