WHAT GETS YOU AND MAKES YOU HARD

Ivan Martin Jirous

Underground. Today.

English subtitles

SCRIPT Lenka Havlíková, Vojtěch Hrabák
DIRECTION Jiří Pokorný
SET AND COSTUME DESIGN Jana Hauskrechtová
CAST Jana Hauskrechtová, Vojtěch Hrabák, Petr Uhlík

I am saddened unto death.

“A cynical, perverse society grew up around us with a completely barren sensibility and a stomach for nothing but brutal monstrosity. Neo-Nazis gather and perhaps might form a political party next year. We’re headed for apocalyptic times, but I could care less. The Underground will survive everything”, said Martin Jirous in 2008. His poetry faces off with such a world, where provocation and intentional primitivism clashes with religious experience. Does a parallel culture exist?

WHAT GETS YOU AND MAKES YOU HARD