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In the Mood for Underwear

Jirka is utterly bored in his marriage. Apart from old furniture, dripping faucet and giant panties littering the apartment there’s not much left, so he decides to look for something to spice up his life. Watching his young neighbor undress seems to be the perfect solution. Except one day his innocent pastime turns into obsession and Jirka decides to act.

  • Czech Republic
  • 2008, 8 min
  • Director: Jan Těšitel
  • Director of photography: Zuryna Lee
  • Editor: Jiří Procházka
  • Screenplay: Jan Těšitel
  • Cast: Igor Bareš, Ludmila Kartousková, Kristýna Holubová
  • Contacts: FAMU - Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts


Jan Těšitel

Jan Těšitel (1982) graduated in film science from Charles University. He started working with FAMU students during his studies on his first short film Melodie padajících slz (Melody of Falling Tears, 2005). He made his second film Orange Business (2006) in Great Britain and was accepted to FAMU’s film direction. In 2007, he made the trailer for FRAME, a festival focusing on central European short film. In the Mood for Underwear is his annual school project.