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Living Whip

Zivý bič

Directed by Martin Ťapák
Czechoslovakia, 1966


TV film based on the book by Milo Urban.

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Living Whip Directed by Martin Ťapák

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  • francisca bacon's rating of the film Living Whip

    Set around WWI, the parallel with post-WWII time is so translucent (vicious bureaucratic license, caesaropapist or insensitive prelates, theft and devastation for alleged higher statal aims), that the brief Slovak extra-imperial existence presently comes to mind: broke off from Austro-Hungary in '18, became a Soviet satellite three decades later. Haunting: a one-armed soldier walks past two-armed crucifix-scarecrows,