Walking Too Fast

Czechoslovakia, 1982. The totalitarian regime seems invincible. Antonín, a member of the secret police, is full of unfocused rage and everything around him – his work and family life – wears him down and bores him. He becomes fixated on Klára, a girl he has no hope of winning. He doesn’t know what he wants but he wants it badly. There is no love in it or any other kind of genuine passion – only a burning desire to fulfil the fantasy of escaping from the cage of his boring and meaningless life. Antonín’s senseless struggle to have Klára for himself not only turns him against the enemies of the regime but also against his own people and the system itself. When Antonín breaks the rules of the organisation he serves however, it is neither a civic or even political gesture, but rather a purely personal and frenzied act of rebellion.

2010, 142 min

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Trailer

Credits

  • Ondřej Štindl, script writer
  • Radim Špaček, director
  • Vratislav Šlajer, producer
  • Jaromír Kačer, cinematography
  • Pavel Ondraško, set designer
  • Anna Johnson Ryndová, editing
  • Marek Hart, sound designer
  • Jakub Čech, sound designer
  • Tomáš Vtípil, composer
  • Andrea Králová, costume designer
  • Jana Dopitová, make-up department
  • Kateřina Oujezdská, casting
  • WWW, theme song

Cast

  • Ondřej Malý
  • Kristína Farkašová
  • Martin Finger
  • Luboš Veselý
  • Lukáš Latinák
  • Barbora Milotová
  • Oldřich Kaiser
  • Ivana Uhlířová
  • Iva Pazderková
  • Jana Janěková
  • Jiří Štrébl
  • Roman Zach