The Red Captain
Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland 2016
The film is set in 1992, in the tumultuous times immediately following the Velvet Revolution, during the disintegration of Czechoslovakia. A skeleton with signs of torture is discovered at a construction site. Richard Krauz, a young and ambitious homicide investigator, is intrigued by this dreadful discovery and desperately tries to solve the mystery; his only clue is a skull with a nail hammered into it. As he follows the clues and trails, Krauz discovers new pieces of the puzzle that seems to link the Czechoslovakian security police to the new police and some Church officials.