The Line

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The Line (Čiara)

Directed by Peter Bebjak

  • Slovak Republic, Ukraine 2017; 108 min
  • Original version: Slovak, Ukrainian
  • Genre: Drama
    • Best Director - Karlovy Vary IFF
    • Slovakian submission for the Academy Awards
    • Golden Atlas (Grand Jury Prize), Young Gaze Award - Arras Days


Adam Krajňák is head of the family and also boss of a gang of criminals smuggling cigarettes across the Slovak-Ukrainian border. The failure of one of the transports triggers an avalanche of consequences that compels him to question his own boundaries, none of which he had planned on crossing until now.




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