Milan Kundera: From the Joke to Insignificance

Dokus
Independent
| 95 min
Czech
| English German

Milan Kundera, the most famous Czech writer, is shrouded in mystery. What has earned him the status of a legendary author? What is so unique about his work? Since he has not given an interview in 30 years, we are obliged to get to acquaint ourselves with him through his wor. His essays, and the philosophical arguments in his novels reveal a lot. Through the story of a student who has the fantastic opportunity to interview Kundera, we learn more about the message of Kundera's work, how and why his stories still move us and force us to think not only about the protagonist, but also about ourselves! "This film includes fascinating archival footage, and focuses on the man, his writing, his wisdom, and his philosophy of life." (Film Art)