AKUMULÁTOR 1

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AKUMULÁTOR 1 (English: ACCUMULATOR 1). Jan Sverák, director, script with Zdenek Sverák. Czech Republic: Heureka PF (production) / Vivarto (limited distribution), 1994.[1] In English, Czech, and Slovak, 102 minutes.


From the Storyline on IMDb

In this movie, TV sets are full of life. If a person is in TV (e.g. because [... a shot] was filmed on the street) it [the person] has a double that's right in the TV set. This double needs energy from the true character to survive. Each time [..] the real human watches TV, his Double will pull life energy from him. [...] Many persons die in front of their TV set and nobody knows why. Olda, the main character, is one of the persons, [... and he gets] more and more weak. He is near death, till Fisarek, the natural healer appears. He teaches Olda how he can resist this magic force and how he can fight it. Written by Tobias Pusch <Stefan_Tobias_Pusch@public.uni-hamburg.de>[2]

For a full plot summary, see the Wikipedia entry.[3]

Referenced and compared to THE AERIAL by Alfredo Suppia and Lúcio Reis Filho, in "Feature 101: Draft for a Critical History of Argentine Science Fiction Cinema," SFRA Review #297 (Summer 2011): p. 25.[[4]]


RDE, finishing, 7Ap21