Ostrochovský’s second feature, which was also a Berlin premiere in Encounters and follows two seminarians caught between faith and politics in Communist-era Czechoslovakia, received a distribution grant of €10,000. The film’s music prize was awarded for Christian Lolea and Miroslav Tóth’s score and sound design by Michal Novinski. See full story
By contrast, Miroslav Toth and Michal Novinski’s sound design veers towards the clangorous, sometimes intrusively so, a concatenation of grindings, roarings and ominous gongings in tandem with Toth and Cristian Lolea’s hardworking score. Read the full review here.