THE NIGHTSIREN (2021)
ABOUT THE FILM
fiction, SK/CZ/FR, planned release: 2021
The Nightsiren is a drama set in the wild Slovak mountains. Charlotte is coming back to an abandoned cabin from which she ran away as a child. The local villagers believe that her return has awakened a malicious old witch. Only the town weirdo Mira is not afraid to help Charlotte unravel her past and confront her own demons.
A film by Tereza Nvotová based on the screenplay by Barbora Námerová.
The project is realised in co-production of moloko film (CZ) and Silvera Productions (FR). The realisation was supported by Slovak Audiovisual Fund, Czech Film Fund, he fund of the Council of Europe Eurimages and Literary Fund.
FESTIVALS AND AWARDS
Project was presented at these forums:
MIA | Mercato Internazionale Audiovisivo 2018 in Rome, Italy
Crossroads Co-production Forum 2018 in Thessaloniki, Greece
Frontières Finance & Packaging Forum 2020 in Karlskrona, Sweden
It was awarded by Eurimages Development Award at MIA in Rome.
Director: Tereza Nvotová
Screenplay: Barbora Námerová, Tereza Nvotová
Story: Barbora Námerová
Script Editor: Lubor Dohnal
Producers: BFILM (SK) – Peter Badač, moloko film (CZ) – Miloš Lochman
Co-producers: Silvera Productions (FR) – Georgia Poivre, Clara Levy
Executive Producer: Dominika Fáberová
D.O.P.: Federico Cesca
Production Design: Tomáš Berka
Costume Design: Andrijana Trpković
Make-up Artist: Vladimír Wittgruber
VFX Supervisor: Tibor Meliš
Editor: Pavel Hrdlička
Sound Design: XXX
Cast: Natália Germani, Eva Mores, Marek Geišberg, Jana Oľhová, Juliána Oľhová, Noel Czuczor, Zuzana Konečná
Tereza (1988) graduated in direction from film academy FAMU in Prague. Her feature debut “Filthy” has been screened in major festivals around the world including Rotterdam, Karlovy Vary, Cairo, and Santa Barbara. During its distribution “Filthy” took home more than 20 awards, making it one of the most successful Czech and Slovak films of the year.
Tereza collaborates with various broadcasting companies, most notably HBO Europe who has co-produced her feature debut and two documentary films. Her latest HBO documentary “The Lust for Power” has been shortlisted for the European Film Academy Awards 2019. It was critically acclaimed and has caused heated debate about populism and corruption in politics.
Tereza is an alumnus of 2019 Berlinale Talents, a development initiative of the Berlin International Film Festival.
Take it Jeasy (feature documentary, 2009)
Mečiar (feature documentary, 2017)
Filthy (feature film, 2017)
BFILM – Peter Badač