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World Festival of Animated Film /
3 to 8 June 2019
World Festival of Animated Film / 3 to 8 June 2019
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Šarkan / The Kite


Martin Smatana

Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland / 2019 / 13' 10''



Projections


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Wednesday, 05. 06.,
Kinoteka, 11:30 h
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Thursday, 06. 06.,
Kinoteka, 09:30 h


Synopsis


The film deals with the subject of death in a simple and symbolic way, by telling a story about a little boy and his grandpa. It explains that none of us are here forever and that all living creatures must die, at the same time suggesting that death doesn’t mean the end of our journey.

Martin Smatana


Martin Smatana (1991, Slovakia) holds an MA in Animation from FAMU, Prague. During his BA studies, he completed an internship at Nukufilm studio in Tallinn, Estonia. His debut film, Rosso Papavero, premiered at Berlinale in 2015 and went on to win 13 international awards. The Kite is his graduation film. It premiered at Berlinale in 2019.

 

Director

Martin Smatana


Production

BFILM; FAMU


Screenplay

Martin Smatana, Phil LaZebnik, Anna Vášová, Ivana Sujová


Storyboard

Martin Smatana


Compositing

Michal Šabík


Sound

Viera Marinová


Music

Aliaksander Yasinski


categories

Films for Children Competition 3 (age: 10-14)