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Pára nad řekou (Steam on the River)

Directors: Robert Kirchhoff, Filip Remunda
Writers:Robert Kirchhoff, Filip Remunda

This full-length music documentary uses a series of absurdist vignettes to provide a glimpse into the lives of three exceptional jazz musicians: trumpet player Laca Déczi, saxophone player Ľubomír Tamaškovič and bass player Ján Jankeje, who all fled from Soviet occupied Czechoslovakia to the West, where they stunned audiences alongside world-renowned musicians and embarked on a jazz war on pop. The film, directed by Filip Remunda and Robert Kirchhoff, tells the tale of the fleeting nature of fame, which, like a hazy cloud of steam, slowly creeps in and then disappears again on the river…