Archive of films My Sunny Maad / Moje slunce Mad

Czech Republic / France / Slovak Republic
2021, 81 min

Section: Special Screenings
Year: 2021

Getting married is always a big step, but for Helena it marks a fundamental change in her life. She leaves Prague behind and moves with Nazir to Kabul, where she becomes part of a family she has never met. The new world brings much joy, but also difficulties that a European married to an Afghan man must overcome.


Synopsis

Getting married is always a big step, but for Helena it marks a fundamental change in her life. She leaves Prague behind and moves with Nazir to Kabul, where she becomes part of a family she has never met. The new world brings much joy, but also difficulties that a European married to an Afghan man must overcome. But the clash of cultures is just one theme in Michaela Pavlátová’s new film, which elegantly avoids taking a stereotyped view of its subject. My Sunny Maad is first and foremost a humanist exploration of the dynamics of human relationships, which – though they play out against the two-dimensional backdrop of a Central Asian city – also offers a more universal message about the importance of mutual respect and understanding.

Sandra Hezinová

About the director

Michaela Pavlátová (1961, Prague). Selected filmography: Words, Words, Words (1991, short), Repete (1995, short), Faithless Games (2003), Carnival of Animals (2006, short), Night Owls (2008), Tram (2012), My Sunny Maad (2021).

Contacts

Totem Films
8 Impasse Druinot, 75012, Paris
France
E-mail: [email protected]
www: www.totem-films.com

Aerofilms
Milady Horákové 383/79, 170 00, Praha 7
Czech Republic
Tel: +420 224 947 566
E-mail: [email protected]
www: www.aerofilms.cz

Press kit



About the film

Barevný, DCP
International premiéra

Section: Special Screenings
   
Director: Michaela Pavlátová
Screenplay: Ivan Arsenjev podle předlohy / based on the work of Petra Procházková
Music: Evgueni & Sacha Galperine
Editor: Evženie Brabcová
Art Director: Michaela Pavlátová
Producer: Kateřina Černá, Petr Oukropec
Production: Negativ
Coproduction: Sacrebleu Productions, BFILM
Cast: hlasy / voices: Zuzana Stivínová, Haji gul Asir, Shahid Maqsoodi, Shamla Maqsoodi
Sales: Totem Films
Distributor: Aerofilms

Guests

Michaela Pavlátová

Film Director

Kateřina Černá

Producer


Petr Oukropec

Producer

Michaela Tyllerová

Animator


Václav Krejčí

Animator

Ivan Arsenjev

Screenwriter, Screenwriter


Evženie Brabcová

Editor

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