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Five Births
Year: 2014
53 min

A documentary about a Czech maternity ward and its approach to childbirth.

Set behind the scenes of the maternity ward of Prague's Vinohrady Hospital and shot over the course of twelve days, the film captures five different moments of birth through the perspectives of new parents, doctors and midwives, showing different attitudes towards coping with the moment of childbirth.

Written and Directed by: Erika Hníková

Documentary Consultant: Jana Hádková

Camera: Lukáš Hyksa

Editor: Jana Vlčková

Sound: Michal Gábor, Václav Flegl, Vítězslav Jíra

Executive Producer of Czech TV: Veronika Slámová

Creative Producer of Czech TV: Petr Kubica


Czech Television