Helena Třeštíková Retrospective

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    Every year IDFA selects work from the oeuvre of the festival's Guest of Honor. Seven films by Helena Třeštíková will be shown during IDFA 2018. Read the interview with Třeštíková in which she explains her filmmaking process.

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    Doomed Beauty

    • Helena Třeštíková
    • 2016

    Film diva Lída Baarová looks back at her life, which has been marked by her affair with the Nazi Joseph Goebbels.


    • Helena Třeštíková
    • 2010

    An uncensored account of 14 years in the life of a young Czech woman, caught in an uphill battle to get off heroin.

    A Marriage Story

    • Helena Třeštíková
    • 2017

    A Czech couple make it through 35 years of marital ups and downs, until a deep crisis almost wrecks their marriage.


    • Helena Třeštíková
    • 1975

    In this graduation piece, the young director’s eye for detail brings an everyday miracle to life.

    Private Universe

    • Helena Třeštíková
    • 2012

    A compelling chronicle of an average family against the backdrop of Czech history over the course of 37 years.