A cruel film about the joy of life. – What would you do with your life if you knew that the Grim Reaper were lurking much closer than usual? Thatʼs precisely the fate of some of the members of the popular band The Tap Tap, all of whom are disabled (or as they cynically call themselves, crippled). Yet, one thing is clear to them. They live full-on and enjoy every minute. The Tap Tap orchestra proves that when you donʼt take things too seriously and remain positive, you can face the most difficult obstacles and live the life of the rock stars.
Radovan Síbrt / Czechia / 2019 / 80 min.
Relationships, Slovakia and the Czech Republic for human rights
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