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Electra

As Electra thinks back on her tenth birthday, memories are mixed with dreams. Alone in her fantasy world full of large-breasted dolls, plastic male body parts, and dental implements, she builds her own relationship to her body and her sexuality. As she delves deeper into her childhood memories, Electra walks through her most painful memories in order to release her suppressed emotions.

  • Czech Republic, France, Slovak Republic
  • 2023, 26 min
  • Director: Daria Kashcheeva
  • Director of photography: Tomáš Frkal
  • Editor: Alexander Kashcheev
  • Screenplay: Daria Kashcheeva
  • Music: Lucas Verreman
  • Sound: Miroslav Chaloupka
  • Cast: Zuzana Částková, Marie Verner, Zuzana Stivínová, Robert Jašków
  • Art Director: Marek Špitálský
  • Coproduction: FAMU, Papy3D Productions, Artichoke
  • Producer: Zuzana Křivková, Martin Vandas
  • Production: MAUR film

PROJECTIONS
28.2. 17:00 Praha | Kino Světozor - Malý sál
1.3. 19:00 Praha | Kino Pilotů

Daria Kashcheeva

Daria Kashcheeva

Daria Kashcheeva is an independent filmmaker living in Prague, where she is currently studying at FAMU’s Department of Animated Film. Her student films have been shown at numerous international festivals, with her independent short To Accept taking first place at the 2017 Nespresso Talents vertical film competition in Cannes. In her bachelor film The Daughter (2019), Daria experimented with the use of hand-held camera to explore the subject of a father-daughter relationship. The film premiered at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, where it was awarded a Cristal for Best Graduation Film. In 2020, The Daughter made it onto the shortlist for an Academy Award.