Category: feature / drama
Director: Mira Fornay
Co-Producer: Mira Fornay
Country: Slovak Republic, Czech Republic
Year: 2013
Length: 90'
Production Status: completed


Shame and pride can kill.
Eighteen year old Marek lives near the Slovak-Moravian border with his dad and his hooligan pals, however Marek's best friend is his dog. Alienated from everyone, he is on his own in the racist circle that surrounds him - and suddenly the cause of an incident...

Director's Statement
Shame is the most powerful, painful and potentially very dangerous emotion - especially for those who don't understand its origins or don't know how to manage it. This is Marek's case, who starts to act anxiously after he finds out about the secret of his lost mother. His feeling of shame comes from the absurd idea of racism. In Marek's opinion, the revelation of this secret might not just damage his family dignity in the eyes of others, but mainly his own self-respect and his position in the group of skinheads.


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Mira Fornay

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