Premiered in Slovak cinemas in June 2022
Michael has a dream, to become a stand-up comedian. He quits his job in order to finally pursue it. However, he is surprised by his niece who flies back from the US, unannounced. Together, they set out on a stand-up tour around Slovak towns, where their dreams slowly merge into reality.
DIRECTOR: Juraj Bohuš
SCRIPT: Juraj Bohuš, Michaela Sabo, Matej Adámy, Ondrej Kovaľ
DRAMATURGY: Ján Oparty
DOP: Juraj Chlpík
CAST: Ondrej Kovaľ, Zuzana Norisová, Caitlin Witty, Szidi Tobias, Ady Hajdu, Elena Podzámska, Peter Oszlík, Anna Jakab Rakovská, Simona Salátová, Matej Adámy, Ján Gordulič, Jakub Gulík, Tomáš Hudák, Michael Szatmary
PRODUCTION AND COSTUME DESIGNER: Miriam Struhárová
MUSIC: Peter Groll
SOUND: Stanislav Kollár, Richard Fűlek, Blažej Vidlička
EDITOR: Michal Kondrla
PRODUCER: Katarína Krnáčová, Silverart, s.r.o.
CAST AND CREW
This film was the first Slovak film shot green by running under the Ten Green Commandments, set of ecological and sustainable solutions across all the departments of film production.
Our movie Stand up was one of the eight films from around the world that made their way to the Industry@Tallinn International Works in Progress line-up. It was presented by its producer Katarína Krnáčová. Read more here:
& ACT GREEN!
When making a movie, film itself is not the only thing that matters. It´s always important to think about the process ofit´s creation. By saying this, we have made the green guide, which contains many steps how to reduce the waste.
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Juraj Bohuš is a Slovak/US writer, director, international filmmaker and Associate Professor at Webster University in St. Louis, with 25 years of extensive experience in film, photography and gaming. Juraj studied Cinematography at the Film and Television Academy, VŠMU (Bratislava, Slovakia) and he continued his studies at SIUC in Carbondale Illinois where he graduated with an MFA in Cinema. Having studied and worked in Europe and the United States, he combines a European approach to filmmaking with American independent film and the industry standards in his creative work and teaching. His short films were screened at festivals in the United States. He has received an Eastman Kodak Company and University Film and Video foundation Award for superior ability in cinematography and film production.