Sunday at 7:00 PM

Menandros & Thaïs

Directed by Antonín Šilar, Ondřej Cikán, CZ/AT, 129 min., Czech and German with Czech subtitles

A subversive antique blockbuster from independent Czech makers: A kidnapped bride. A distraught hero. Odysseys through surreal worlds. Menandros and Thaïs are freshly married, but the wedding day ends bloodily. Thaïs is abducted by pirates. Searching for her, the bridegroom becomes a bloodthirsty monster, his horse grows wings, a witch promises him to another woman, King Xerxes unmans him, but everything comes to an happy end. Or does it?

The film will be presented by its makers.

In cooperation with the Czech Center.