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Katka

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With its genesis in an episode of her 2001 TV series “Women at the Turn of the Century”, Helena Třeštíková’s film spans 14 years of the straitened existence of her eponymous subject, an addict eking out a desperate life on Prague’s margins.

Returning to her at intervals, not only does Katka’s condition appreciably change with each visit, but so too the technologies used to capture her image.