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Czech Republic / Slovak Republic
2018, 116 min

Section: Official Selection - Competition

  518 Tuesday 3/7 20:00 Grand Hall
  6P2 Wednesday 4/7 13:00 Pupp Cinema
  8K2 Friday 6/7 11:30 Drahomíra Cinema

Top cyclist Roman has had enough of serving as a domestique, a bicycle racer who sacrifices for the team. And since strenuous training and a strict regimen don’t lead to the type of performance he longs for, he sets up an oxygen tent at home. His obsession with having a sports career, however, renders him oblivious to his wife Šarlota’s desire to have a baby. A claustrophobic drama on the utter breakdown of a marriage almost suffocated by a machine that oxygenates the blood.


Synopsis

Roman is a domestique, a top road cyclist who takes direction from the pack leader during a race. But he’s had it up to here with thanklessly fighting for the team and he wants to go after his own individual success. Unfortunately, strenuous training and a strict regimen don’t lead to the type of performance he covets. So Roman sets up an oxygen tent in the master bedroom despite the objections of his wife Šarlota, who simply longs to have a baby. After shaking things up with the Czech internet miniseries The Term, Adam Sedlák has come out with an uncompromisingly minimalist feature debut. A claustrophobic drama about the slowly creeping yet utter breakdown of a marriage almost suffocated by a machine that oxygenates the blood.

Martin Horyna

About the director

Adam Sedlák (b. 1989, Prague). Selected filmography: Mgr. Radovan Kaluža (2011, doc.), Tereza Dratvová, Born 1989 (2012, short), L. H. (2013, short), The Term (2016, miniseries)

Contacts

Shorepoints
Národní 60/28, 110 00, Praha
Czech Republic
E-mail: jakub@shorepoints.cz

CinemArt, a.s.
Národní 60/28, 111 21, Praha 1
Czech Republic
Tel: +420 221 105 230
E-mail: info@cinemart.cz
www: www.cinemart.cz

About the film

COLOR, DCP
World premiere

Section: Official Selection - Competition
   
Director: Adam Sedlák
Screenplay: Adam Sedlák
Dir. of Photography: Dušan Husár
Music: Vložte kočku
Editor: Šimon Hájek
Art Director: Ondřej Lipenský
Producer: Jakub Jíra
Production: Shore Points
Coproduction: Sentimentalfilm, Česká televize, UPP, Soundsquare
Cast: Tereza Hofová, Jiří Konvalinka, Miroslav Hanuš, Tomáš Bambušek
Contact: Shorepoints
Distributor: CinemArt, a.s.
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