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Jana Bučka

Slovakia

Biography

Jana Bučka (also known by her married name of Jana Kovalcíková) is an actor and director, born in 1981 in Nitra, in Western Slovakia.

Jana studied acting and graduated from Prague’s Theatre Acadaemy of Musical Arts (DAMU). She also studied at Documentary filmmaking at the Academy of Musical Arts in Bratislava.

As an actress she is well known for her roles in Panelák (2008), Marta a Berta 26 (2006) and Ava (2004).


Filmography:

Bells of Happiness (62’, Slovakia, 2012)
Mama Who Bore Me (29’, Slovakia, 2010)
Cigarettes and Songs (50, Slovakia, 2010)

Bells of Happiness1

The Bells of Happiness

Zvonky šťastia (Orig.) / 2012 / Slovakia / 62 min

Pregnant Mariena and her cousin Roman live with their families in a poor Roma village in the East of Slovakia. They both admire the Czechoslovak pop stars Karel Gott and Dara Rolins...

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