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My Dog Killer

(Môj pes Killer)

by Mira Fornay

Slovakia/Czech Republic 2013, 90 min

Shame and pride can kill

Eighteen-year-old Marek lives near the Slovak-Moravian border with his dad and his hooligan pals, however Marek’s best friend is his dog. Alienated from everyone, he is on his own in the racist circle that surrounds him - and suddenly the cause of an incident...

Cast & Crew

Adam Mihál, Marián Kuruc, Libor Filo

Production: Mirafox

Festivals

World Premiere: Rotterdam IFF 2013

Asian Premiere: Busan IFF 2013

Polish Premiere: Warsaw IFF 2013

Awards

FIPRESCI Prize - Flying Broom International Women‘s FF 2014
Special Award - Split FF 2013
CineVision Award - München FF 2013
Best Director - Zerkalo IFF 2013
Best Film, Best Actor - Finále Plzeň FF 2013
Special Jury Award - Titanic FF 2013
Best Director - Vilnius IFF 2013
Hivos Tiger Award - Rotterdam IFF 2013

Mira Fornay

Mira's first feature, LÍŠTIČKY/FOXES premiered in the International Critic’s Week competition during the 2009 Venice Film Festival and she took it to top world festivals, such as IFF Pusan, IFF Warsaw, IFF Stockholm, IFF Rotterdam, IFF Seattle, and many others. Mira received several awards for FOXES in Slovakia, for example the Best Young Filmmaker in 2008–2009 awarded by the Slovak Film and TV Academy, the 2010 Slovak Film Critics’ Award, and the prize for the Most Talented Filmmaker under 35 awarded by Tatra banka in 2010.

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