Born in the early 20th century, herbalist Jan Mikolasek became rich and famous after curing countless diseases with unorthodox means. A true emblem of Czechoslovakia before World War II, the healer became even more appreciated during the Nazi occupation and the communist regime. Each regime appreciates his skill and protects him. But how much will it cost him to maintain his status in a new political change?
Director: Agnieszka Holland
Writer: Marek Epstein
Cast: Ivan Trojan, Josef Trojan, Juraj Loj, Jaroslava Pokorná
2020, Rating: R13, Violence, animal cruelty, sex scenes & content that may disturb
118 mins, Czech Republic, Ireland, Slovakia, Poland,
Czech with English subtitles
Drama, Historical, World Cinema