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The Prague Orgy

Producer:Viktor Schwarcz, Irena Pavlásková, Michal Kráčmer
Director:Irena Pavlásková
DOP:Alexander Šurkala
The Prague Orgy, based on famous American writer Philip Roth´s own experiences, takes place in communist Czechoslovakia of the 1970´s. Roth used to visit Prague after the Soviet occupation in 1968 to help Czechoslovak authors, who were banned at the time. The story of the film depicts the 1976 journey of the famous US author, Nathan Zuckerman, to Prague. Apart from the help he offers to the writers, Zuckerman also wants to rescue a unique short story collection written in Yiddish and smuggle it across the border.