Eva Nová plus Q&A with director Marko Škop and actress Emília Vášáryová
Director: Marko Škop. Starring: Emília Vášáryová, Milan Ondrík, Anikó Vargová.
Czech Republic/Slovakia 2015. 106 mins. Slovak with English subtitles.
An aging actress and a recovered alcoholic fights hard for her estranged son in this story of compassion and redemption.
Once a well-known actress, Eva Nová is leaving rehab for the third time determined to start life anew, pick up her career and make amends with her estranged son Dodo whom she abandoned. Fighting resentment built up over the years, Eva feels doggedly that she now has a second chance. A heart-felt drama with a brilliant performance by the leading Slovak actress Emília Vášáryová.
Organised by the Czech Centre in collaboration with the Embassy of Slovak Republic in London and the Slovak Film Institute. Part of the 20th Made in Prague Festival, 5 Nov – 2 Dec 2016, www.czechcentre.org.uk