Alois Nebel (2011)

Alois Nebel
Director: Tomás Lunák
Writer: Jaroslav Rudiš, Jaromír 99
Based on: Jaroslav Rudiš and Jaromír 99’s comic trilogy
Cast: Miroslav Krobot, Marie Ludvíková, Leoš Noha, Karel Roden, Alois Švehlík
Part of: Anilogue

Czech Republic, 1989. Alois Nebel (Miroslav Krobot) is a dispatcher in a small village close to the Polish border. He is generally content with being alone and not having to talk much, but sometimes he starts hallucinating and basically the whole of Czech history seems to come to his trainstation in his hallucinations. But Alois can’t cope with this and finally ends up in a sanatorium where he meets the mysterious Mute (Karel Roden), who carries his own piece of the past with him in the form of a foto.

This movie was dominated by the absolute boredom it ellicited in a 5 km radius. I tried so hard, but I just couldn’t keep my eyes open after the first half hour or so.

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