The Truck

An abandoned truck with a foreign license plate is parked at a highway rest stop outside the parking area and just by the neighbouring forest. The driver was well prepared for this special journey but some unexpected events occurred.

  • Czech Republic
  • 2017, 9 min
  • Director: Michal Blaško, Adam Mach
  • Director of photography: Adam Mach
  • Editor: Filip de Pina
  • Screenplay: Michal Blaško, Adam Mach
  • Cast: Peter Havási
  • Contacts: FAMU - Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts
  • Production: FAMU - Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts

19.1. 18:00 Praha | Kino Pilotů
21.1. 15:30 Praha | Světozor - Small Hall

Michal Blaško, Adam MachMichal Blaško, Adam Mach

Michal Blaško, Adam Mach

Michal Blaško (1989, Bratislava) studies Film and television directing at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (VŠMU). His second year film at VŠMU, “Strach“ (Fear, 2015), was premiered at the 63rd San Sebastián International Film Festival and won several prizes including Best Short Film Award at the 21st International Film Festival in Vilnius. He is a writer and co-director (with Marta Prokopová) of a short animated film “Wild Beasts“, which was presented at the Short Film Project Lab during the 67th Berlin International Film Festival. His bachelor project “Atlantis, 2003“ was premiered at the Cinéfondation competition at the 70th Cannes Film Festival and was also selected for the Future Frames at the 52nd Karlovy Vary IFF.

Adam Mach (1992, Prague) studies cinematography at the Film and TV School of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU). He worked as a cinematographer on all of Michal Blaško’s mentioned projects. The Truck is his final project in bachelor programme of cinematography department at FAMU.