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3.6
18 Ratings

Return of the Idiot

Návrat idiota

Directed by Saša Gedeon
Czech Republic, 1999
Drama, Comedy, Romance

Synopsis

Franticek leaves the institution where he has spent his whole life for the first time and sees the world and his family with a clear and fresh gaze. The tragedy and fragility of human relationships and family bonds seen from the perspective of an idiot, freely adapted from Dostoevsky.

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Return of the Idiot
Directed by Saša Gedeon

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1999 | Cinema of the Present

Toronto International Film Festival

1999 | Discovery

International Film Festival Rotterdam

2000 | Main Programme

São Paulo International Film Festival

1999 | 2 wins including: International Jury Award

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