Section: Czech Films and TV Programmes

Gorilla Stories (2015) 6

Czech Republic | 2015 | 9 min.

Fri 29.05.2015 | 13:00 hours | Kino čas

Sat 30.05.2015 | 13:00 hours | Kino čas

Sun 31.05.2015 | 13:00 hours | Kino čas

Mon 01.06.2015 | 13:00 hours | Kino čas

Tue 02.06.2015 | 13:00 hours | Kino čas

Wed 03.06.2015 | 13:00 hours | Kino čas

Thu 04.06.2015 | 13:00 hours | Kino čas

Wandering about after beautiful African animals with tour guides who are the young gorilla Nuru (born in the Prague zoo in 2013) and his gorilla aunt Kamba, who is the only gorilla from the Prague zoo actually born in the African wild. First, we get learn about the lives of the Prague gorillas, then Kamba's narration accompanies us on a journey to her native Africa. We then learn with little Nuru not only about the lives of gorillas in the wild, but also about other African animals. Each narrated episode is accompanied by a short entertaining story.

CountryCzech Republic
Duration9 min
SubtitleNo subtitles
Directed by Václav Chaloupek
Screenplay Václav Chaloupek, Jiří Chalupa, Petr Maršík
Director of Photography Jiří Bálek, Václav Chaloupek, Jitka Rosendorfová, Aleš Toman
Music Jaroslav Samson Lenk
Edited by xxxx
Contact Česká televize


Václav Chaloupek (1949) is a screenwriter and director. He graduated in education and has worked for many years with animals, which brought him to film. His work is connected with TV, for which he has made many popular shows for children. He's used animal leads for the series Little Wanderer (Tuláček, 1997), Boys from Chateau (Kluci ze zámku, 2000), Bears (Méďové, 2001), Vydrýsek (2002), Little Brothers (Bráškové, 2003), Madla and Ťap (Madla a Ťap, 2006), Fairy Tales for Puppies (Pohádky pro štěnátka, 2010), and Travelling with the Cubbies (Méďové nacestách, 2013). He's also made hundreds of TV reportage and natural history documentaries.