Accumulator 1

Czech Republic | 1994 | 111 minutes | Jan Svěrák

July 7, 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.


Saturday, July 7, 2018

In this sci-fi drama, Olda suffers from a total lack of energy and falls into a coma. A natural healer tries to rejuvenate him. In doing so, he learns that Olda has an "alter ego" inside the TV that sucks the energy from Olda every time he tunes in. Can Olda resist watching TV and live a more fulfilling life in the real world, or will the television world take over? The film won a Czech Lion Award for Best Editing and was the most popular film in the Czech Republic in 1994.

  • Original Language Title: Akumulátor 1
  • Director: Jan Svěrák
  • Principal Cast: Petr Forman, Edita Brychtová, Zdeněk Svěrák, Boleslav Polívka, Věra Křesadlová
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Year: 1994
  • Running Time: 111 minutes
  • Screenplay: Zdeněk Svěrák, Jan Svěrák, Jan Slovák
  • Cinematographers: F. A. Brabec