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4 Mar 2004 00:00 - 11 Mar 2004 00:00

Birmingham Screen Festival

Birmingham international film festival, the first of major movie event on the UK film calendar, celebrates the best of film, TV and interactive software. Amongst UK premieres and film previews there will also be a screening of Michaela Pavlatova's captivating debute feature Faithless Games, supported by Czech Airlines and Czech Centre London.

Thursday 11 March, 6.30 pm

Faithless Games / Neverné hry

Michaela Pavlátova, Czech Republic-Slovakia, 2003, 95’, sub-titles

mac,Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham

Box Office: 0121 440 3838


Eva is a Czech concert pianist who follows her composer husband, Peter, to live in a small village on the Slovak-Hungarian border. Cut off from her friends and from the Prague musical scene, she gives piano lessons, but public performances are limited to a restricted classical repertoire.  Peter’s music is equally appreciated only by the world from which he has  retreated. Tensions begin to develop in their relationship, with the situation complicated by the arrival of a friend from Prague and an uneasy relationship with the mother and daughter who live next door.


The script treats a familiar situation with subtlety while music plays a key dramatic role in the depiction of a partnership that is both personal and musical.

This “chamber piece about love and human failings” marks the feature directing debut of the Oscar-nominated animation director, Michaela Pavlátová. Zuzana Stivínová as Eva gives a vibrant and responsive performance that subtly suggests the world of secret feelings and emotions.


30 Kensington Palace Gardens
W8 4QY London
United Kingdom


From: 4 Mar 2004 00:00
To: 11 Mar 2004 00:00



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