8 Heads of Madness

Czech Republic | 2017 | 107 minutes | Marta Nováková

July 8, 2018

The annual Czech film festival titled Czech That Film has been established in 2012. Currently, it is the largest Czech cultural event in the United States. It is a film festival of best recent Czech films held throughout the United States every year.


Sunday, July 8, 2018

The film follows the life of the talented Russian poet Anna Barkova (1906-1976), who spent twenty-two years of her life in the Gulags. She survived thanks to the help of her poetry, hope for better days, and passionate love for a woman named Valentina.

  • Original Language Title: 8 hlav šílenství
  • Director: Marta Nováková
  • Principal Cast: Aneta Langerová, Zuzana Fialová, Viktorie Čermáková
  • Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
  • Year: 2017
  • Running Time: 107 minutes
  • Screenplay: Marta Nováková
  • Cinematographers: Lukáš Hyksa
  • Language: Czech