Under the burning sun, a solitary bull waits tirelessly while a man dives deep into the darkest waters of himself in a shared attempt at defeating death.

  • Czech Republic, Slovak Republic
  • 2022, 15 min
  • Director: Francesco Montagner
  • Director of photography: Michal Babinec
  • Editor: Jorge Sanchéz Caldéron
  • Screenplay: Francesco Montagner
  • Cast: Jose Luis Martín Moro
  • Art Director: Pilar Gomer
  • Coproduction: Artichoke, FAMU
  • Producer: Veronika Kührová, Michal Kráčmer
  • Production: Analog Vision

2.3. 18:00 Praha | Kino Ponrepo
4.3. 18:00 Praha | Světozor

Francesco Montagner

Francesco Montagner

Francesco Montagner was born in Italy. He studied documentary film directing at FAMU in Prague. His debut film, Animata resistenza (2014), which he co-directed, co-wrote, and produced, won the Venice Classics Award for Best Documentary at the 71st Venice Film Festival. His second award-winning feature documentary, Brotherhood (2021), premiered at the 74th Locarno Film Festival, where it won the Golden Leopard – Filmmakers of the Present award. It also earned the Best Czech Documentary and Best Cinematography awards at the 25th Ji.hlava Documentary Film Festival.