Servants

Original title: Služobníci
Director: Ivan Ostrochovský
Screenplay: Marek Lesčák
Cast: Samuel Skyva, Samuel Polakovič, Zvonko Lakvčevič, Vladimir Strinsko, MIlan Mikulčík
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic, Ireland, Romania
Year of production: 2019
Length (min): 80
Language: Slovak
Subtitles: Czech, English
Sales: Aerofilms
Section: Main Competition
Sponsors: Slovenský inštitút v Prahe

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?

Ivan Ostrochovský

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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19.09.2020
20:30
Cinema City Slovanský dům, #2
Praha
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20.09.2020
18:00
Kino Ponrepo, #1
Praha
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23.09.2020
16:30
Edison Filmhub, #1
Praha
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24.09.2020
19:00
Liberec
Liberec
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30.09.2020
17:30
České Budějovice
České Budějovice
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02.10.2020
20:30
Ostrava, Etáž 2
Ostrava
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03.10.2020
15:00
Ostrava, Etáž 2
Ostrava
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05.10.2020
20:00
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Slovenský inštitút v Prahe

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