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Bells of Happiness

Zvonky šťastia, Slovak Republic, 2012, 62 min, DCP, Digi Beta, DVD, Creative, Entertainment, Music, Social Issues
Mariena and Roman are cousins. They share one passion which has little to do with their everyday life - admiration of singer stars Karel Gott and Dara Rolins. They collect and exchange newspaper clips from tabloids, they rehearse songs from the repertoire of their idols and borrow their identities, although they switch gender roles. One day they decide to sing their favorite hit “Zvonky šťastia“ and send it to Karel and Dara with their own video on a DVD. In this project they are accompanied by filmmakers Marek Šulík and Jana Bučka. Thus arises a mutual play in which the roles of protagonists and film-makers are exchanged, swapping the worlds of media stars and simple people from socially weaker classes.
Director:
Marek Šulík, Jana Bučka
Producer:
Jana Belišová
Screenplay:
Jana Bučka, Marek Šulík
Director of photography:
Štefan Bučka
Editor:
Peter Kotrha
Sound:
Jakub Fišer, Dušan Kozák, Bohumil Martinák
Co Producer:
Ivan Ostrochovský, Barbora Hanzelová
Languages:
Roma, Slovak
Subtitles:
English
OZ Zudro (Production company) Dražická 20
841 01 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Phone:
+421 915 955 017
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Punkchart Films (Coproduction company) Špitalská 20
811 08 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Slovak Television (Coproduction company) Mlynska dolina
845 45 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Phone:
+421 260 611 111
Fax:
+421 2 6595 6824
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Filmtopia s.r.o. Novackého 2
84104 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Phone:
+421 905 199 428 / +421 907 626 627
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ARTFILMFEST 2012, Slovakia
Golden Funnel for project in development (Ex Oriente Film) - Institute of Documentary Film 2011, Czech Republic
Karlovy Vary IFF 2012, Czech Republic
Days of European Film 2013, Czech Republic
Film Europe Award - Cinematik IFF 2012, Slovakia
Aye-Aye 2013, France
Slovak Audiovisual Fund, 2010

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