Czech Republic / Ireland / Poland / Slovakia, 2020, 118 min
Director: Agnieszka Holland
Inspired by the true story of herbalist Jan Mikolášek, who dedicated his life to caring for the sick, despite the immense obstacles he faced in his private and public life. Born at the turn of the 20th century, Mikolášek wins fame and fortune using unorthodox treatment methods to cure a wide range of diseases. Already a local institution in Czechoslovakia before World War II, the healer gains in reputation and wealth whether during the Nazi occupation or under Communist rule. One after the other, every regime will want to use his skills and in return give him protection. But how high shall be the costs to maintain this status as the tide turns?
Only viewers located in the Czech Republic will be able to watch the movie.
18:30 Opening of the virtual movie theatre, you can already chat with other guests
19:00 Movie screening
21:00 After the movie chill & chat
21:30 Closing of the virtual movie theatre
Only registered guests will receive a link and a password for the virtual movie night.