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Helena Třeštíková completed after thirteen years of film Mallory

Helena Třeštíková completed after thirteen years of film Mallory Documentary filmmaker Helena Třeštíková completed after thirteen years of his other documentaries shot time-lapse method. In the past, he captured the dramatic fates of characters in movies Marcela, René and Katka, which followed the majority of life declines and often intractable situation or reluctantly steep falls directly to the bottom.

In his new film with director Mallory Trestikova managed to capture a determined effort heroine who after a difficult life twists and turns, including a life on the streets trying to bounce back and is slowly returning to normal life. Mallory Film is a film about hope that everyone has a chance to change your life.

With Mallory life nemazlil, but she postpartum son managed to break free from drug addiction and managed as a period when she was a child and lived on the streets as a homeless person. Mallory today at secondary school student of social work and eventually found its application in helping those whose lives she knows best - the people on the margins of society. The document touches on a number of societal issues, such as the availability of social housing, prevention against drugs, but also the rehabilitation of people who are trying to gain new status in society. In collaboration with the Platform for Social Housing, a nonprofit organization Sananim a provider of social services Assistance preparing filmmakers panel discussion, the plan also includes school screenings.

Director Helena Třeštíková with Mallory met for the first time in 2002 at the film cycle about drugs on Women and Drugs, which was Mallory example of mothers who stopped after childbirth do drugs. And Mallory had drugs really from day to day put an end, even though her former life after returning from the community for mothers with children and sheltered housing in Prague Sananim was a real struggle for survival. By the director then he took his immediacy and especially the ability to clearly articulate their thoughts and feelings. The director then decided to watch it with the camera, first on his own, later with the support of producers Negativ Catherine Black and Pavel Strnad.

Mallory, who at the time lived with her then boyfriend left abruptly after a period of quarrels and conflicts without a roof over your head. She worked as a barmaid, but because it was forced to dwell in the car, she had the time to separate from his son and had just begun her next fight - fight with the authorities on housing. "The return to society was harsh. When I learned to cope with cravings and stress in the child's upbringing, giving a daily rhythm day, I ran into a lot of obstacles and distrust around. If you want to be social, you have to have a steady income from employment, which is a small child without a roof over your head unrealistic. The last straw was an attempt to gain bare the complex for non-payers, the stumbling block was the fact that I was a defaulter, "says Mallory their endless battle with the authorities. Finally Mallory rented a private apartment, although it was whole paycheck, but her son could return.

In 2012, Mallory began to study high school with a focus on social work and after practice, when devoted to people with disabilities from Jedlicka Institute, now operates as a volunteer assists. Wants to continue in education at a vocational school and its activities in the social sector expanded in-school practices, whether they were working with the elderly, children in low-threshold day center, or work among the homeless outreach worker.

"The period when Mallory lived on the street, it was very dramatic. We saw each other quite often, the situation has changed a lot, we wanted to capture the breaking point. I did not believe that negotiations with the authorities is so frustrating and it will take so long. It is significant that you have to help yourself, "says documentary filmmaker Helena Třeštíková. About her heroine speaks like a warrior on that value to its ability to fight. Trestikova admits that the rate of what to shoot and what to publish, for this type of stories one of the hardest nuts of documentary, which still does. "What the film yet to show and what not, how far into the privacy of the heroes go, it does not exist instructions, always for the particular situation and the human context. And the documentary conscience, "says the director." I have never regretted the decision to go into production and today and I believe that this document may be the compass for those who are at a crossroads. Fight, nobody do it for you, "said Mallory, who now says he tries to survive especially sons puberty and finish school.

In cinemas the film will be on display from July 23 this year.


Trailer here.

Mallory

13 years on the way from the bottom in the documentary by Helena Třeštíková
After a lapse of unique documents Marcela, René and Katka Helena Třeštíková documentary comes with a new film, in which 13 years of watching the main character Mallory, which after a difficult life twists and turns determinedly trying to return to normal life.
With Mallory life nemazlil, but she postpartum son managed to break free from drug addiction and managed as a period when she was a child and lived on the streets as a homeless person. Mallory today at secondary school student of social work and eventually found its application in helping those whose lives she knows best - the people on the margins of society. Film Mallory is thus among other things, a film about hope that everyone has a chance to change your life ....



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