Daniil has decided to leave his native Georgia and move to Prague in search of better pay. Originally a teacher, he finds a job working alongside Ukrainian laborers controlled by a Russian boss called Sergei and thus becomes a cog in the machinery that takes advantage of the work of illegal immigrants. One day, he is unexpectedly given a promotion, but this only increases his sense of desperation, caught in a situation that is difficult to escape from. He would like to return home, but the lack of freedom at work and a budding relationship with the nurse Julia make this step increasingly more complicated.

  • Czech Republic
  • 2022, 30 min
  • Director: Martin Kuba
  • Director of photography: David Hofmann, Tomáš Kotas, Tomáš Šťastný
  • Editor: Michal Böhm
  • Screenplay: Martin Kuba
  • Music: Pavel Kopecký
  • Sound: Miroslav Chaloupka
  • Cast: Vakho Chachanidze, Dasha Plahtyi, Sergey Borisov, Andrey Landau, Anita Krausova
  • Art Director: Polina Klimok
  • Producer: Natalia Pavlove

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Martin Kuba

Martin Kuba

FAMU graduate Martin Kuba is currently working on his feature-film debut Three Weeks Beneath the Sea, which has received support from the State Fund for Cinema and was included in the TorinoFilmLab development workshop. His short films have been shown at the Montreal and Warsaw international film festivals. His graduate film Vinland (2022) had its premiere at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival and the Cairo International Film Festival.