Sie saß im Glashaus und warf mit Steinen

She Sat in a Glass-House Throwing Stones

A portrait of the poet Jana Cerná, daughter of Franz Kafka's lover Milena Jesenská. Behind the bright facade of contemporary Prague, with its travel agencies and McDonalds, there is a tunnel leading to the world behind the postcards. Here, Jana's friends, Prague freaks, poets and philosophers, tell of this exceptional, passionate woman. They take us on a tour through the attics, under the bridges and to the scurrilous cafés where she drank, wrote and made love. With the surreal humour of Prague and with a little nostalgia they recall Jana Cerná's excesses, her inability to follow rules, and her magnificent lies...
Technical Data
Running time: 90
Format: 16 mm
Screen ratio: 1:1.37
Language spoken: German
Subtitles: English
Production year: 1992
Writer(s): Nadja Seelich
Cinematography: Bernd Neuburger
Editing: Eliska Stibrova
Producers: Nadja Seelich, Bernd Neuburger
Production company
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