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English Titles G


Original title: Cigán
German title: Zigeuner
Slovak Republic, Czech Republic, 2011

Director: Sulik, Martin
Production company: In Film Praha, Titanic s.r.o., Czech TV, RTVS
Age recommendation: 13 years and up

Adam, a boy from a Roma settlement in Eastern Slovakia, has only two joys in life: his training as a boxer and his girlfriend Julka. But when his father is killed in mysterious conditions, his mother marries her brother-in-law, the loan shark and thief, Zigo. Adam’s life changes from one day to the next. He suddenly grows up and does his best to protect his brothers from Zigo’s influence. But his stepfather draws them into his dubious business and Adam finds himself more and more in conflict with the laws of his own community. Then while arguing with Zigo, he realizes who is behind his father’s death…

Karlovy Vary 2011, Oscars 2012: Representing Slovakia as Best Foreign Language Film, Schlingel Chemnitz 2012, Castellinaria Bellinzona 2012

Website: www.mk2pro.com/film-en/cigan/?lang=en

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