GENRE: crime thriller
FORMAT: feature film
DIRECTOR: Peter Bebjak
PRODUCTION: Wandal Production, RTVS, Garnet International Media Group, HomeMedia Production
CO-PRODUCTION: Slovakia, Ukraine
It is summer 2007. In a few months, Slovakia will join Schengen States, hence much efforts are put into strengthening of the Ukrainian-Slovak border. Life in this region was never easy, but harder times are coming for Adam, the father, the husband, the son and the head of the criminal smuggling group operating at the border. His most trusted business partner betrays him, the new product – drugs appear at the border and after unsuccessful smuggling deal, the debt to the dangerous criminal lord is growing every day. Eventually the maintained balance of power at the border is changing, and the players find themselves in the midst of strange and terrible events, that will change their lives forever.
AWARDS AND PRIZES:
2016. The first prize in the international section of the Work in Progress competition at Baltic Event XX at Tallinn Black Nights Festival.
2017. Best director award at 52rd Karlovy Vary IFF, "Silver Plaque" Best Art Direction at Chicago IFF and Gran Prix "Atlas d'or" award at Arras FF.
WITH THE SUPPORT OF UKRAINIAN STATE FILM AGENCY
Director Peter Bebjak received one of main prizes – a Crystal Globe – as the Best Director for his work on THE LINE
Producer of a Slovak-Ukrainian movie Andrey Yermak will share his experience of international cooperation
This was reported after the official press conference where the program of this year’s festival had been announced.
He became the main winner of the international section of the competition Work in Progress