Blood Kin

Blood Kin

reflections on one's own past

A film drama about our present times.  Otto Hille, the story’s main character, was hired to take old Švarc to the land of his ancestors.  The old man would like to pass through a painful purgatory in order to come to terms with the things he has hidden all his life.  Thanks to the journey, Otto returns to the derelict German village of Vitín.  The place that is at the centre of the entire story.  It is there he encounters the ghost of his grandfather Otfried.  He falls back to 1945 and becomes a victim to events that are at the root of his nightmares and horror.  The past is a key to the present.

Length: 85min, Year: 2021


  • direction Miroslav Bambušek
  • producer Saša Dlouhý
  • theme and script Miroslav Bambušek
  • cinematographer Jakub Halousek
  • editor Jan Daňhel
  • script editor Kristián Suda
  • music Tomáš Vtípil
  • costume concept Zuzana Bambušek Krejzková
  • sound Václav Flegl
  • designer Josef Bolf
  • executive producer Pavel Vácha
  • vedoucí natáčení Eva Pavlíčková
  • assistant director Jiří Matoušek
  • production design Daniel Tůma
  • creative producer CT Josef Viewegh
  • producer atelier.doc Robert Kirchhoff
  • Otto Hille Miloslav König
  • Ottfried Hille Karel Dobrý
  • Leopold Schwarz Miloslav Mejzlík
  • Mišel Jiří Černý
  • Ignaci Jakub Folvarčný
  • Henry Jakub Gottwald
  • Jan Tomáš Bambušek
  • Anna Hille Tereza Hofová
  • Leopold Schwarz ml. Juraj Bača
Blood Kin

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