A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Original title: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Director: Marielle Heller
Cast: Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Enrico Colantoni, Wendy Makkena, Chris Cooper
Country: United States
Year of production: 2019
Length (min): 109
Language: English
Subtitles: Czech
Sales: FALCON a.s.
Section: Panorama
Sponsors: Americké centrum

This biographical drama tells a timeless story of kindness that can heal the wounds of the past and conquer cynicism. Journalist Tom Junod is assigned to write an article about the host of a popular kids' TV show, Fred Rogers. A strong bond develops between the men and Fred helps Tom overcome past traumas and rediscover faith in love. Inspired by true events, this film was nominated for an Oscar, a Golden Globe and a BAFTA.

Marielle Heller

The Californian screenwriter, director and actress took part in a directing workshop in Sundance in 2012 and got several scholarships to develop her screenplays for TV stations. As an actress, she has performed in theatres all over the world. Her directing debut The Diary of a Teenage Girl won the International Jury's award at Berlinale.

With support

Americké centrum

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