A herd of people sweeps through dry fields. Dust swirls in the blazing light of the low sun. A hunter lies in wait unnoticed and aims at the dancing crowd.
In a series of fantastic perspectives, areas of land are turned into geometric formations and hills transformed into wave troughs. Displaying a virtuosity rarely seen Tomáš Hubáček and his cameraman Alan Soural investigate naturally occurring patterns, inspired to do so by the Fibonacci sequence, a series of numbers that, among other things, describes growth processes in nature.
Therein the dancers of the JAMU Physical Theatre Studio form their own organism which, driven by collective intelligence, stirs up the rigid terrain, only to subsequently reorganise it. With the appearance of the hunter a game of hide and seek of colours and shapes begins.
As part of the Dance Film Festival Prague, our experimental dance film…
Script, director Daria Martin
Performance director Joseph Alford
1st AD Jan Menšík
2nd AD Zdeňka Kujová
DP Alexander Šurkala
Camera assistant Marek Schnierer, Jan Skriečka, Petr Kačírek
Grip Pavel Proisel
Grip assistant Marek Novoměstský
Videoassistant Vladimír Polidar
Gaffer Vašek Enzo Čermák
Spark Zdeněk Vodvárka, Ruda Procházka
Art director Billur Turan
Costume designer, props coordinator Martina Zwyrtek
Head of wardrobe Karolína Srpková
Make-up Lenka Ngombele, Nicole Dytrychová
Props Jan Sebastian Frei
Set building Michal Procházka, Michal Nový, Petr Hlaváček, Stanislav Šmída
Photograher Anna Leader
Sound recordist Klára Jašková
Boom operator Pavel Vrtěl
Producer Laura Shacham, Jan Hubáček
Production Jan Bodnár, Zdeňka Kujová
Production assistant Karoline Wunschová, Kristýna Rudolfová
Lock up Ondřej Klus, Max Čuhel, Lucie Veselá, Ivana Nováková
Stunt services CZECH STUNTS s.r.o.
The project was realised with support by the South Moravian Film Endowment Fund. Shooting in the vila Stiassni and archive materials was provided by National heritage institute. Preparation of shooting is realised in cooperation with Film Office Brno. Project is created for Barbican Art Gallery in London.