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Lean a Ladder Against Heaven / CZ version

  • Czech Republic
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Marian Kuffa is a priest in a small village of Zakovce in Slovakia. At his presbytery he cares for the homeless, former prisoners, boys and girls from orphanages, the handicapped and abused mothers with children. Altogether, the priest has hosted almost two hundred people. Some die, some are born, people come and go…A film about strong faith and the value of sacrifice, about how much one person is capable of giving for another, how much he loses like this as well as how much he wins.

You can buy the DVD at the following websites: Terryho ponožky, Paulínky, Karmelitánské nakladatelství. In Slovakia it is available at: Don Bosco.


  • Original title
    Opři žebřík o nebe / CZ verze
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Jana Ševčíková
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Jaromír Kačer
  • Editing
    Eva Mesteková
  • Music
    Klarinet factory / Alan Vitouš, Vladimír Martinka
  • Sound
    Jaroslav Jehlička, Michal Míček, Michal Gábor, Jan Paul, Adam Bezděk
  • Duration
    101 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • Karlovy Vary IFF
    • Kino na hranici / Kino na Granicy, Poland and Czech Republic
    • Parnu Antrophology Film Festival, Estonia
  • Awards
    • Trilobit Beroun
    • Cena ARAS
    • Cena Pavla Kouteckého
    • Cenu kritiky za nejlepší dokumentární snímek


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