30.09. - 09.10.2021

Domestique Czech Republic, Slovakia 2018 | 118 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2018

Adam Sedlák

ADAM SEDLAK (*1989) studied at the Miroslav Ondříček Film Academy in Písek in the Czech Republic. His directorial debut Domestique had its premiere at the Karlovy Vary festival, where it won the prize for the best unfilmed screenplay.

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A claustrophobic, darkly funny Czech psychothriller about the decline of a relationship 
After a long break due to injury, pro cyclist Roman has to get back in form, which means a lot of tough training and a rigorous diet. To achieve the desired results more quickly, he even installs an oxygen tent in the bedroom – much to the displeasure of his wife Sarlota, who would like nothing more than to start a family. Fiercely determined, they exert themselves to the physical maximum to achieve their different goals. But every obsession has a price – and  thus every additional night in the oxygen tent threatens to suffocate Roman and Sarlota's relationship.
Original title: Domestik
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Czech
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Adam Sedlák
Screenplay: Adam Sedlák
Cast: Tereza Hofová, Jiří Konvalinka, Miroslav Hanuš, Tomáš Bambušek
Producer: Jakub Jíra
Director of Photography: Dušan Husár
Music: Cyril Kaplan, Krystof Kaplan, Jirí Konvalinka
Production Design: Ondřej Lipenský
Editor: Šimon Hájek
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Stray Dogs
Production: Shore Points; Česká Televize; Sentimentalfilm; Universal Production Partners (UPP); Soundsquare; Elekta Film
Contact: Lison Hervé, Stray Dogs:


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