Archive of films Let There Be Light / Nech je svetlo

Slovak Republic / Czech Republic
2019, 93 min

Section: Official Selection - Competition

  316 Sunday 30/6 20:00 Grand Hall
  4P2 Monday 1/7 13:00 Pupp Cinema
  6K2 Wednesday 3/7 11:30 Drahomíra Cinema

A Slovak village is getting ready for Christmas. Forty-year-old Milan travels from Germany where he works to be home with his family. However, the serene and festive atmosphere is unsettled by the suspicion that his son, a member of a paramilitary youth organisation, might be involved in a harrowing event that stunned the local community. This compelling drama, about the strength and fragility of family ties, examines our sense of moral responsibility in a world where xenophobia takes precedence over compassion for those closest to us.


Synopsis

A Slovak village is getting ready for Christmas. Forty-year-old, kind-hearted Milan travels from Germany where he works to be home with his family. He’s looking forward to the yearly rituals and the precious time spent with his loved ones. However, the serene and festive atmosphere is unsettled by the discovery that his eldest son is a member of a paramilitary youth organisation and one of the suspects involved in a harrowing event that stunned the local community. After a series of award-winning documentaries and his remarkable feature debut Eva Nová, Marko Škop turns in a compelling drama about the strength and fragility of family ties, our moral responsibility when traditional values are being reassessed, and xenophobia's precedence over compassion for those closest to us.

Karel Och

About the director

Marko Škop (b. 1974, Prešov, Slovakia). Selected filmography: Other Worlds (Iné svety, 2006, doc., Audience Award and Special Mention at KVIFF), Osadné (2009, doc., Best Documentary at KVIFF), Eva Nová (2015), Let There Be Light (Nech je svetlo, 2019)

Contacts

Loco Films
42 Rue de Sedaine, 75011, Paris
France
Tel: +33 664 209 160
E-mail: info@loco-films.com
www: www.loco-films.com

Asociace českých filmových klubů
Stonky 860, 686 01, Uherské Hradiště
Czech Republic
Tel: +420 572 501 989
Fax: +420 572 501 400
E-mail: produkce@acfk.cz
www: www.acfk.cz

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About the film

Color, DCP
World premiere

Section: Official Selection - Competition
   
Director: Marko Škop
Screenplay: Marko Škop
Dir. of Photography: Ján Meliš
Music: David Solař, Oskar Rózsa
Editor: František Krähenbiel
Art Director: Pavol Andraško
Producer: Marko Škop, Ján Meliš, Petr Oukropec, Pavel Strnad
Production: Artileria s.r.o.
Coproduction: Negativ s.r.o., Rozhlas a televízia Slovenska, Česká televize
Cast: Milan Ondrík, František Beleš, Zuzana Konečná, Ľubomír Paulovič, Katarína Kormaňáková, Maximilián Dušanič, Daniel Fischer, Csongor Kassai
Sales: Loco Films
Distributor: Asociace českých filmových klubů
   
www: www.artileria.sk

Guests

Marko Škop

Film Director, Producer

Petr Oukropec

Producer, Film Director


Pavel Strnad

Producer

Kateřina Ondřejková

Producer, Producer, Producer, Film Institution Rep.


František Krähenbiel

Film Editor, Film Editor

Milan Ondrík

Actor


František Beleš

Actor

Zuzana Konečná

Actress


Daniel Slížik

Production

Arnaud Godart

Sales Agent, Producer


Laurent Danielou

Producer, Sales Agent

Ján Meliš

Producer


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