Little Otik

Title: Little Otik / Greedy Guts (Otesánek)
Country: Czech Republic | UK | Japan
Year: 2000
Director: Jan Svankmajer
Cast: Veronika Zilková, Jan Hartl, Jaroslava Kretschmerová
Duration: 132 min.
Language: Czech
Plot: When a childless couple learn that they cannot have children, it causes great distress. To ease his wife’s pain, the man finds a stump in the backyard and chops it and varnishes it into the shape of a child. However the woman takes the root as her baby and starts to pretend that it is real.


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