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ENGLISH STRAWBERRIES

by Vladimír Drha

synopsis

A drama centred on a Russian soldier who wants to defect to the West and a young Czech whose dreams of going to England to pick strawberries for the summer are dashed when Soviet tanks converge on Prague in August 1968.

international title: English Strawberries
original title: Anglické jahody
country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine
sales agent: Simply Cinema
year: 2008
genre: fiction
directed by: Vladimír Drha
film run: 95'
release date: CZ 13/11/2008, SK 02/04/2009
screenplay: Martin Safránek
cast: Aleksei Bardukov, Nela Boudová, Jana Brejchová, Ivan Lupták, Pier Orlandin, Sandra Pogodová, Viktor Preiss, Pavla Tomicová, David Vávra, Richard Zevel
cinematography by: Vladimír Křepelka
film editing: Boris Machytka
art director: Ivana Speldová
costumes designer: Jakub Kohl
producer: Ivan Hubač, Jaroslav Kučera, Pavel Melounek, Miloš Petana, David Prudký
production: Czech Television, First Film, Stream.cz, Filmport, Continental Film
backing: Czech State Fund for the Support and Development of Czech Cinematography
distributor: Falcon
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