The Great Nothing

A feature-length documentary tragicomedy about the Czech approach to the covid-19 pandemic.In the spring of 2020, the film crew of Vít Klusák and Marika Pecháčková hit the streets of an empty Prague (and later other parts of the country) and for two years followed how Czech society struggled with the global phenomenon of the virus that stopped the world.

Velké nic
Czechia 2023
103 min.
  • This film is available until 31. 12. 2028 in these territories: Czechia.

Were we best in covid? Who had a plan: humanity or the virus? The film crew of Vít Klusák (In the Net) and Marika Pecháčková set out into the empty streets in the spring of 2020 and spent two years following the reactions of Czech society to the covid-19 pandemic in the face of government regulations. In the documentary tragicomedy The Big Nothing, the filmmakers collected powerful stories of people from different backgrounds, capturing bizarre images of the crisis and creating an absurdly funny report on our society.

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Director: Vít Klusák, Marika Pecháčková
Screenplay: Vít Klusák, Marika Pecháčková, Adam Hříbal
Cinematography: Adam Kruliš, Vít Klusák
Sound: Václav Flegl, Petr Plechač, Petr Stuchlík, Richard Müller
Editing: Ondřej Nuslauer
Producer: Vít Klusák, Filip Remunda, Pavla Klimešová
Cast: Monika Jägerová, Karel Vachek, Milan Plíva, Jaroslav Flegr, Matěj Kozubek, Jiří Prskavec, Andrej Babiš, Václav Klaus, Jana Peterková
  • This film is available until 31. 12. 2028 in these territories: Czechia.