Scene from the film The Tree
Scene from the film The Tree
Scene from the film The Tree
Scene from the film The Tree
Scene from the film The Tree
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The Tree

  • Czech Republic
  • France

Lucie Sunková’s short film The Tree is a metaphorical story about the parallels in lives of people and trees, a lyrical poem about birth and death, about the flow of our time and the nature surrounding us, a parable about parenthood and crossing the boundaries of a human (not only) life. It is a story about relations, seeming hopelessness and a happy promise. Used paint-on-glass technique, a pure poetic means of expression ideal for a story like this, forms another metaphoric layer of the film withs its laboriousness and graphic style.


  • Original title
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Lucie Sunková
  • DOP
    Jakub Halousek
  • Editing
    Šárka Sklenářová
  • Music
    Olivier Daviaud
  • Sound
    Martin Večeřa, Vladimír Chrastil, Philippe Charriot
  • Duration
    15 min (1-15 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
    • France
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Awards
    • Grand Off – The Best European short film, Warsaw Film Festival
    • FANTOCHE – Best Kids 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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