19 May 2024

Watch Trailer For The Painted Bird Documentary 11 Colours Of The Bird

Next month Eureka Entertainment is set to release Václav Marhoul‘s The Painted Bird under their Montage Pictures label. One of the highlights of the release will be the full length Documentary 11 Colours Of The Bird.

The documentary is a behind-the-scenes look at the incredible 11-year process it took director Václav Marhoul to create the film version of Jerzy Kosiński’s controversial novel, The Painted Bird.

Who doesn’t care how the award-winning film The Painted Bird was made?

The Painted Bird is the story of a lone Jewish boy wandering through a cruel obstacle course of survival and abuse in Eastern Europe at the end of World War II.

Related: Film Review – The Painted Bird (2019)

The documentary 11 Colours Of The Bird offers a unique view behind the curtain of this exceptional work, which has left its mark on European and world festivals. And it’s not a look that’s cruel or black-and-white or silent.

The narratives of director Václav Marhoul and (non) actor Petr Kotlár weave their way through the various periods of the film’s creation, offering their subjective views from the beginning to the last flap of a year and a half long shoot. Sometimes smiley, sometimes hard…

Related: Montage Pictures Giving The Painted Bird Blu-ray Release

The familiar faces of world cinema (Udo Kier, Stellan Skarsgård, Harvey Keitel, Julian Sands and Barry Pepper) also reveal their contribution to The Painted Bird. Thanks to a kind but inexorably open narrative, divided into eleven chapters, the viewer becomes another member of the film crew…

Eureka Entertainment have released a  new Trailer for the Documentary…

Available to order from: Eureka Store

The Painted Bird will be released by Eureka Entertainment on their Montage Pictures label on Blu-ray from 16th November.


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