The Star

  • Slovakia
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The documentary film “The Star” tells a story of Jan Slovak, a 55-year-old welder, who fell in love with acting. His desire began, when he got the lead role in a theatrical adaptation of the worst movie of all time, Plan 9 From Outer Space by Ed Wood Jr. The passion for theatre became his destiny.

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  • Original title
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Andrej Kolenčík, Lukáš Sigmund
  • Cast
    Ján Slovák
  • DOP
    Nikol Šuplatová, Peter Važan
  • Editing
    Petra Vladyková
  • Sound
    Alexander Bori
  • Duration
    20 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Slovakia
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Awards
    • Luksuz festival, Slovenia 2014 - “Best Theatrical Performance” award
    • Duka Fest 2013, Banja Luka, Serbia - Special award
    • Magma 2013 – mostra di cinema breve, Italy – Best Documentary
    • Collecchio Videofilm festival 2013, Italy - Winner
    • 20min|max International Short Film Festival Ingolstadt, Germany - Winner
    • LIsFE, Leiden, Netherlands - Jury honorable mention is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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