Documentary about life of ordinary people from Ivanka by the Danube river in Slovakia before a referendum about the European Union.
Everybody to the Castle!
Originally castles served as residences for the nobility. During socialism, comrades and bigwigs settled in the castles. When the democratic revolution was won and also when the national hockey team won, thankful people honored the dissident writer and the goalkeeper of the golden Olympic team by sending him to the castle on the hill. Today all of us can go to the castle.
On an undulating piece of Southern Slovakia, on the edge of the country between the river of Danube and Hron Slovaks, Hungarians and Romanies live together, and they all like football... Like many other things, the Romanies learnt to play football from the "non-Romanies". But the Romanies` wish to win is also the same as the "whites" have. When they play football they add only their temper... The film shows the story of Slovak - Hungarian - gipsy football enthusiasts in small village čata on the Slovakian-Hungarian border. Roma kupa - The unfinished Romany football tournament that ended well...
Before This Film Is Over
A portrait of Slovak screenwriter and dramaturge Tibor Vichta [1933–1991] who significantly influenced many Slovak films made since the 1950’s and was the author of works by major Slovak film directors such as Peter Solan, Martin Hollý and Dušan Trančík. In a 2000 survey among Slovak film journalists, he was declared the best Slovak screenwriter of the 20th century.
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