Scene from the film Murder Ballads and Other Legends from Ladomírová
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Murder Ballads and Other Legends from Ladomírová

  • Slovakia
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The documentary film Murder Ballads and Other Legends from Ladomírová, is not meant to be a searching for experienced truths of people living in Ruthenian village - Ladomirova. Rather it tries to capture their subjective memories, often frozen in time and enclosed in everyday life. There were left only the feelings of joy, sadness and suffering reflecting the great history of the 20th century. There is no truth about past, it is only the imperfection of our mind that creates out of reality, sanguinary edifying stories - morytates and legends.


  • Original title
    Ladomírske morytáty a legendy
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Peter Kerekes
  • DOP
    Martin Kollár
  • Editing
    Mária Kadlecová
  • Music
    Marek Piaček
  • Sound
    Ľubomír Novota, Štefan Šváňa
  • Duration
    56 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Slovakia
  • Production 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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