Břetislav Rychlík

Břetislav Rychlík (1958) is a Czech actor, scriptwriter and film director. He came to prominence in the 1980s as an actor of the Slovácké divadlo, later moving on to HaDivadlo theatre and teaching at the Janáček Academy of Dramatic Arts, both in Brno. In recent years he has switched to documentary films making, directing over 60.

You Have Stolen Our Country, Give it Back to Us!

The following passage in an interview with a right-wing politician of many years’ standing conducted by [journalist] Jan Schneider recently caught my eye: …in the 1920s Chicago was ruled by the mob. But it wasn’’t the police or the judiciary who sorted them out but a community-based organisation, the Chicago Crime Commission. They released the List of Public Enemies and started gathering information on everyone listed. At the top of the list was Al Capone, followed by his brother Ralph. It was the will of the citizens and their willingness to change things that helped solve the problem. Not even […]