Let There Be Light

Country:  Slovakia Genre: Drama Duration: 93′

Year: 2019 ​Language:  Slovakian  Director: Marko Škop. Starring: Milan Ondrík, František Beleš, Zuzana Konečná, Ľubomír Paulovič, Katarína Kormaňákova, Maximilián Dušanič Production:  ARTILERIA, NEGATIV


Milan, a posted worker in Germany, returns to his village in Slovakia for Christmas where his wife and three children are waiting for him. He discovers that his eldest son has become involved with a para-military youth group, suspected of bullying one of his classmates and leading to his death. In order to uncover the truth, Milan must call into question the deep-rooted traditions of his faith and village.

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Festival Selections

Karlovy Vary Film Festival – Best Actor Award

Young Jury Award for Best Actor at Dunav Film Fest for František Beleš

Grand Prix – Almaty Film Festival

Grand Prix – Batumi International Art House Film Festival

Grand Prix – Tofifest IFF