Michal and Juraj are theological seminary students in the totalitarian Czechoslovakia of the 1980s. Their teachers worry that the regime could shut the school down, so they urge the students to behave in such a way that would be satisfactory for the Communist Party. Both young men are nearing a tough decision. Will they succumb to temptation, choose the easier way and submit to pressure, or will they refuse to bow down and be forced to face the ever-vigilant Big Brother?
The Slovak filmmaker graduated in audiovisual studies and documentary film in Bratislava, and continued working there as a director and producer. After several documentaries, he directed his first live-action film, Goat, which premiered at Berlin IFF. He worked on his latest film, Servants, as a screenwriter, director and producer. The film premiered at this year's Berlin IFF.
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