Life with Jester

Life with Jester

(Život s Kašparem)
Helena Třeštíková / CZ, 2013
Czech version , 89 min

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The documentary film was shot for over the course of 23 years. The film observes the life of the theatrical director, Jakub Špalek. The first days of the shooting were during autumn, 1989 when Jakub became one of the initiators of the Velvet Revolution. Jakub's dream was to open his own theatre. That came true and now Jakub is the chief of the Jester Theatre in Prague. The film not only catches the difficult times of a man who tries for success with an independent theatre, but also his turbulent private life filled with love and drama.

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