Graduates - Freedom Is Not for Free

Direction
Year
2012
Country
  • Slovakia
Duration
82min
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Documentary film GRADUATES is about the struggle of young people, who, after graduating, find themselves in the reality and have to adapt to the needs of society. Oftentimes, the graduates have to accept tough conditions that do not meet their interests or expectations. Their plans and dreams collide with the global financial crisis, they do not understand the market rules and feel they live in an unjust country. An graduated actor has to work as a steward for airlines, a photographer runs several shops with pet supplies and a student, who wants to be successful in the field of visual modern arts but finds out that it is not simple at all in a reality where money has the biggest value... We are free, but to what extent are we able to take fate into our own hands?

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  • Original title
    Absolventi - Sloboda nie je zadarmo
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Tomáš Krupa, Pavol Palárik
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Pavol Palárik, Ján Kász, Martin Čech, Ivo Miko
  • Editing
    Pavol Palárik
  • Music
    Hildur Gudnadóttir, Zoë Keating, Richard Skelton
  • Sound
    Miloš Hanzély
  • Duration
    82 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2012
  • Country
    • Slovakia
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • 14th International Film Festival Bratislava, Slovakia
    • 20th International Film Festival Febiofest, Slovakia
    • 8th International Film Festival Cinematik, Slovakia
    • 10th Crossing Europe Film Festival Linz, Austria
    • 30th Kasseler Dokfest, Germany
    • 42nd International Film Festival Lubuskie Film Summer, Poland
    • 7th Vukovar Film Festival, Croatia
  • Awards
    • 13th International Documentary Film Festival ONE WORLD Slovakia 2012 / Special Mention

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