Arved

Jiří Arvéd Smíchovský was a prominent hermeticist, occultist, black magic practitioner and an extremely educated man with a brilliant memory. The film Arvéd tells the story of how far we are able to go to achieve our goals.

Arvéd
Czechia 2022
  • Czech
  • hearing impaired
120 min.
12+
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Arved is opposed by Platschek, an informant. He escapes fate in a concentration camp due to Arved’s help. Later the two men exchange roles and Platschek pays back his debt. Thanks to him the post-war Court does not demand death for Arved for his collaboration but sentences him to life imprisonment. Now, Platschek uses Arved's memory to fulfill his own goals – Arved condemns collaborators. Platschek returns the favour by arranging access to Arved’s needed drug, rare writs. In a while, Platschek demands another offering, a close friend of Arved. Should he betray an innocent or give up on his aim?

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Director: Vojtěch Mašek
Based on: Jan Poláček
Screenplay: Vojtěch Mašek, Jan Poláček
Cinematography: Dušan Husár
Music: Ondřej Mikula (Aid Kid), Jonatán Pastirčák (Pjoni)
Editing: Hedvika Hansalová
Production Design: Nina Feriancová
Producer: Tomáš Michálek, Kristýna Michálek Květová, Ivan Ostrochovský
Cast: Michal Kern, Saša Rašilov nejml., Vojtěch Vodochodský, Martin Pechlát, Jaroslav Plesl, Petr Čtvrtníček, Ivana Uhlířová, Marián Labuda ml.
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