KRAKATIT (Otakar Vávra, 1948)

 “The action takes place in the fancy of a feverish dream.” Thus begin the mental wanderings at night of Prokop, a young man at hospital deliriously roaming abandoned streets, making an effort to spare the world destruction brought on by atomic holocaust. Krakatit, the science-fiction novel by Karel Čapek on which Otakar Vávra’s Czech film […]