30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Way Out France, Czech Republic 2014 | 102 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2014

Petr Vaclav

Petr Václav (*1967) made documentaries before turning to fictional films. Marian, his debut feature about a neglected Romany boy, won the Silver Leopard at Locarno in 1996.

rated for 0 + years
Romanies Žaneta and David dream of living a normal life in the Czech Republic, but the prejudice and hostility of their environment and the authorities make it impossible. When they look for normal jobs, they experience only rejection. The couple can scarcely manage to get the minimum together that they and their young daughter need to survive. While David hopes that a robbery will solve their problems at a stroke, Žaneta wants to avoid embodying the Romany cliché and takes a job working in a factory. With its unusual amateur actors, this intense drama achieves an almost documentary effect.
Original title: Cesta Ven
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Czech, Romanian
Section: Caleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Petr Vaclav
Screenplay: Petr Vaclav
Cast: Klaudia Dudova, David Istok, Sara Makulova, Maria Ferencova
Producer: Tom Dercourt, Sophie Erbs, Jan Macola, Milos Lochman
Director of Photography: Štepán Kucera
Production Design: Jan Pfeiffer
Editor: Florent Mangeot
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Premium Films
Production: Cinéma Defacto; Moloko Film


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