World premiere at Berlinale 2017 - Crystal Bear Award
Premiered in Slovak cinemas in March 2017
Premiered in Czech cinemas in April 2017
DIRECTOR: Iveta Grófová
SCRIPT: Marek Leščák, Iveta Grófová
CAST: Vanessa Szamuhelová, Matúš Bačišin, Johanna Tesařová, Katarína Kamencová
DOP: Denisa Buranová
MUSIC COMPOSER: Matej Hlaváč
COSTUME DESIGNER: Martina Čerňáková
PRODUCER: Katarína Krnáčová
CO-PRODUCERS: Jiří Konečný (Czech), Peter Reich, Iván Angelusz (Hungary)
CAST AND CREW
A story inspired by true events about two children whose innocent play will change their lives forever. Ten years-old and living with a mother who is not yet ready to be a Mum, Jarka is pushed by her desire to love and form a family to the point where she finds herself giving shelter to two abandoned twin babies.
Iveta Grófová studied Animation and Documentary film at the Film and TV Faculty of Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. Her feature debut MADE IN ASH (2012) was premiered at IFF Karlovy Vary and screened at many other festivals such as: Thessaloniki IFF, FilmFestival Cottbus, Torino Film Festival, BFI London, Black Nights Tallin, Chicago European Film Festival. Iveta also directed the short film Disco boj (2013) as part of the feature film Slovakia 2.0. and later a documentary for Czech Television, BLUES FOR SOLO MOTHERS (2014) and DENNÍK PLAVBY MONIKY KOMPANÍKOVEJ (2015).
Her last feature film LITTLE HARBOUR had its world premiere at IFF Berlinale 2017 where it was awarded with a Crystal Bear for The Best Film in the Generation Kplus section.
about THE director
21. 3. 2019
I feel blessed and honoured to be given a unigue opportunity to speak at United Nations Headquarters in NYC on Women in Film and Media and even more - to be awarded for the Best Producer of the Year 🏆🎬 received from the PR of the Slovak Republic to the UN Mr. Michal Mlynár!