Special screening: A Tribute to Věna Hrdličková | Dreams | Yume
directed by KUROSAWA Akira | 2009 | 125 min
Kurosawa’s Dreams are definitely one of the key works of Japanese cinematography. A chain of mysteriously symbolic visual fantasies discloses the inner world of the divine director more apparently than any other of his works. The Dreams are a poetic testament of a man, who has sacrificed all his life to the search for meaning of images. It is an allegory of a wonderfully fulfilled life which surpasses itself. Recently deceased Věna Hrdličková, the first lady of Japanese cinema in the Czech Republic, has mediated an immerse number of Japanese movies to the Czech public - from Gozilla to Goro, the White Dog. Kurosawa’s Dreams were one of her most favourite films - and even today we can witness her dancing together with the immortals in its closing sequences...