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The Assistant

Anna is going for an executive assistant’s job at a thriving firm. Her first task is getting past the other candidates. Her second is persuading the firm’s director that she is the one for the position. A banal interview between a job candidate and a prospective boss turns into an uneven duel and manipulative game.  

  • Czech Republic
  • 2019, 12 min
  • Director: Ondřej Provazník
  • Director of photography: Lukáš Milota
  • Editor: Jana Vlčková
  • Screenplay: Ondřej Provazník
  • Music: Tomáš Bílek & Stresor
  • Cast: Gréta Stocklassa, Jana Krausová
  • Art Director: Petra Ciencialová, Kateřina Průchová
  • Coproduction: LISTOPAD FILMS, s.r.o.
  • Producer: Anna Kopecká, Ondřej Provazník
  • Production: Girl&Gun, s.r.o.

PROJECTIONS
25.1. 17:00 Kino Pilotů
26.1. 15:30 Svetozor - Small Hall

Ondřej Provazník

Ondřej Provazník

Ondřej Provazník studied scriptwriting at FAMU and journalism at Charles University in Prague. His feature-length documentary debut A Town Called Hermitage (co-directed with Martin Dušek) was named Best Czech Documentary at the 2007 IDFF in Jihlava and was later nominated by the Czech Film and Television Academy for the 2009 European Film Awards. His film Coal in the Soul also (co-directed with Dušek) won the Best Czech Documentary Award at the 2010 IDFF in Jihlava and was screened at many international festivals. As a screenwriter he has been involved in numerous projects, including the HBO series Mamon (2016 Czech Lion award for best dramatic television serial). In 2019 he directed his live action feature debut Old-Timers (co-directed with Dušek) and the short film The Assistant.