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Jan Malir

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Cinematography (feature film)

U Me Dobry (2008)
A nostalgic look at the beginning of capitalism in Bohemia in the 1990s. Six friends meet to chat and pass time and when something happens to one of them, the friends decide to take the law into their own hands.
I Am Good (2008)
A group of friends pass the time by playing cards in a pub in a run-down section of Prague. When one of them gets cheated in a crooked card game by some gangsters, the group join forces in an attempt to get even.
Nestyda (2008)
Oskar is a television weatherman. Like many fortysomethings, he tries to ward off his midlife crisis and his increasingly dissatisfying marriage with a steady stream of affairs. When he manipulates a weather report for the sake of flirting, the repercussions are quick to follow: Oskar finds himself
Marcela (2007)
Follows Marcela, one of the subjects from Helena Trestikova's 2006 documentary "Manzelske Etudy Po 20 Letech".
Teddy Bear (2007)
Three Czech childhood chums face thirtysomething issues of fidelity and fertility.
Manzelske Etudy Po 20 Letech (2006)
This highly acclaimed cycle of documentaries observing changes in the lives of married couples from their weddings to the present day, was made during the years 1981-2005. The protagonists of the segment Ivana and Vaclav started out modestly. Today they have five children, they are trying to make a
Beauty in Trouble (2006)
Marcela is an attractive wife and mother of two children. Her husband Jarda has a car shop where he transforms stolen cars to sumptuous vehicles. The family is in a financial and personal crisis after the floods. One day Marcela loses her patience and leaves with the children to her mother's home, b
Up and Down (2004)
In the dead of the night, near the Czech-Slovak border, two smugglers discover their truckload of illegal Indian immigrants have left a baby behind. In a small Prague apartment, Frantisek or "Franta" and Miluska or "Mila" dream of having a child, but Franta--on probation because of his soccer hoolig
Blade II (2001)
Blade is half man and half vampire and consumed by a desire to avenge the curse of his birth and save the human race from a blood-drenched Armageddon. Blade must align himself with a high-powered team of vampires to take on a greater evil than either has ever faced--a new kind of super-vampire that is itself on a vicious hunt to eradicate both races.
Divided We Fall (2000) as Director Of Photography
As World War II draws to an end, Marie and Josef Cizek struggle to get by in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia. When their Jewish neighbor David shows up on their doorstep seeking a place to hide, the Cizeks agree to give him shelter despite the risk. But when the Nazis threaten to station an officer in
Cosy Dens (1999) as Director Of Photography
It's Christmas 1967 in Prague, and Michal has a huge crush on his neighbor Jindriska. While their their two families live in the same apartment building, their fathers are politically opposed. The generation gap is widened when the neighborhood kids start getting interested in the Beatles and foreig
Tankovy Prapor (1991) as Director Of Photography
A bespectacled and bemused young army conscript, frustrated by his lack of success with a young woman who he's infatuated with, begins an affair with the bored wife of one of his superiors.
Sasek a Kralovna (1988) as Director Of Photography
The relationships between a peasant jester, German tourist and the tourist's wealthy fiancee.
C Lasky (1987) as Cinematographer
Follows the relationship of a couple over a 6 year period from marriage through divorce.
Posledni Lup (1985) as Cinematographer
Prague (1985) as Cinematographer
Very Late Afternoon of a Faun, The (1984) as Director Of Photography
A bachelor named Faun with a Don Juan complex, seized with a hypochondriac's fear of the ineluctable approach of death, enters a race against time's passage. Faun's sexual love is imbued with the narcissistic vanity of a self-satisfied bacchant who even towards old age can't manage to forgo his lif

Animation (feature film)

Illusionist, The (2006)
When mysterious stage magician Eisenheim begins to perform his astounding illusions in Vienna, word quickly spreads of his otherworldly powers--even reaching the ears of one of Europe's most powerful and pragmatic men, Crown Prince Leopold. Certain that the illusionist is nothing more than an accomp

Visual Effects (feature film)

Dark Blue World, The (2001)
It's 1950 and the height of the Cold War in Communist-ruled, post-war Czechoslovakia. Ex-RAF Czech pilot Franta Slama - a man in his early forties - is confined to a labour camp as an "enemy of the people", because he had flown for the RAF during WWII. The new totalitarian Communist regime deemed hi

Visual Effects (TV Mini-Series)

Salem's Lot (2004)
In this adaptation of the Stephen King novel, a journalist returns to his hometown to find vampires terrorizing the small New England town.

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