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THE INTERPRETER

SYNOPSIS

_Tlmocnik_21_5_Narodni_dum_Banska_Bystica-10When Ali Ungàr suddenly discovers surprising facts about the Nazi past, the 80-year-old man decides to travel to Vienna and confront the alleged murderer of his parents. But instead, he only finds his son, Georg Graubner. Although Georg never wanted to deal with his father's past, his interest is aroused by Ali and the two of them go on a roadtrip in Slovakia in search of answers. What they find out about the country, the past, and themselves bring the two men, who at first don't seem to have anything in common, to a point of mutual understanding.


CAST

Peter Simonischek

Jiří Menzel

Zuzana Mauréry

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CREW

Director Martin Šulík
Script Marek Leščák & Martin Šulík
Cinematography Martin Štrba
Sound Klaus Kellerman

Production Design František Lipták
Costume Katarína Hollá

Make-up Lucie Lišková
Editing Olina Kaufmanová

Producers Rudolf Biermann (in film), Martin Šulík (Titanic), Bruno Wagner

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

Martin Šulík

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Born in 1962 in Žilina, Slovakia, Martin Šulík studied direction and production at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (VŠMU) where he graduated 1686 with his film Staccato. Šulík shoots documentaries as well as feature films. In 1995 he won the Czech Lion for his film The Garden. In 2011 his last film Gypsy was submitted to the Oscars as Slovakia's official contribution for the category "Best Foreign Language Film". Additional to his work in film Martin Šulík is a passionate painter whose works are regularly exhibited in galleries.


Tragicomedy | A, CZ, SVK - in post productionvon / by Martin Šulík