Blood, Sweat and Tears

  • Czech Republic
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The film depicts the eighth generation of a family of puppeteers, through documenting critical moments of the lives of two brothers. We see them realize an ambitious project in a new theatre space –their own circus ensemble, Cirk La Putyka. The new circus isn’t merely a show full of artistry and acrobatics, nor is it just artists riding a wave of popularity among Prague’s intellectual elite. It is a dream come true – and not only for ringleader Rosťa Novák, but also his ancestors; after eight generations of travelling artists, they finally run a theatre.

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  • Original Title
    Na krev
  • Direction
  • Cast
    Rostislav Novák ml., Rostislav Novák st.
  • Cinematography
    Patrik Balonek, Jakub Jelen
  • Editing
    Šimon Hájek, Pavol Palárik
  • Sound
    Marek Musil
  • Runtime
    71 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Format
    • Colour
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