Karel Roden Kisses Asses in New Trailer for THE PHOTOGRAPH
Czech actor Karel Roden - who can be seen as Grigori Rasputin in del Toro´s Hellboy or as Viktor in Frankenstein´s Army - becomes infamous Czech photographer Jan Saudek in a film inspired by his life, The Photograph. Saudek´s complicated persona, which stirred several controversies, has been already investigated in the documentary Jan Saudek - In the Hell of His Passions, Paradise Unseen however director Irena Pavlásková here opts for a fictional feature aimed his passion and vice - women. "Life was fine, fun, occasionally blue balls," confesses the artist who co-penned the script. He is reputed for self-stylisation and love affairs whose subjects frequently posed for him. The dominant feature of his works are however Rubenesque ladies, a motive that will be prominent in the upcoming film.