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Let There Be Light

Original title: Budiz svetlo
German title: Let There Be Light
Slovak Republic, Czech Republic, 2019

Director: Škop, Marko
Production company: Artileria
Co-producers: Ceská Televize, Negativ, Rozhlas a televízia Slovenska
Length: 93 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Milan (40) has three children and does construction work in Germany in order to provide for his family in Slovakia. While visiting his home over Christmas he discovers that his eldest son Adam is a member of a para-military youth group. The boy is involved in bullying and the death of a class-mate. The father has to decide what to do. In this process, along with his wife, he comes to discover the real truth about their son, their family, themselves and the community around them.

Karlovy Vary IFF 2019 (awarded), Ghent IFF 2019, Chicago IFF 2019, Antalya IFF 2019, Thessaloniki IFF 2019, Cottbus IFF 2019, Castellinaria CFF Bellinzona 2020 (awarded)

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Loco Films (FR)