Czech Films in Barnes: Pelíšky (1999)

by | May 28, 2018 | Events, News

We would like to invite you to our third Czech Film Screening organised by the Czech Language Club and Velehrad. This event is for Czech nationals, Czech language students and everyone who is interested in Czech culture. The screening is on Saturday 23rd June at 5.30pm at Velehrad, Barnes. We will be screening a Czech film PELÍŠKY (in English known as Cosy Dens) with English subtitles. Pelíšky is a 1999 Czech film directed by Jan Hřebejk. It is loosely based on the novel Hovno Hoří (Czech: “Flaming Feces”) by Petr Šabach. You can read more about the plot here.

There will be some refreshments after the film and you will have an opportunity to meet new people. We hope that this event will bring together people who love Czech culture.

Please RVSP by 15th June. You can make the payment via PayPal through this link or pay at the door.





Cosy Dens
Pelíšky (movie poster).jpg
Directed by Jan Hřebejk
Produced by Pavel Borovan
Ondřej Trojan
Written by Petr Jarchovský
Petr Šabach
Starring Miroslav Donutil
Jiří Kodet
Simona Stašová
Emília Vášáryová
Bolek Polívka
Music by Ivan Hlas
Ivan Kral
Cinematography Jan Malíř
Edited by Vladimír Barák
Distributed by Česká televize
Release date

April 8, 1999

Running time
115 minutes
Country Czech Republic
Language Czech
Budget 20,000,000 Kč
Box office 80,000,000 Kč[1]