The Test

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    The Test

    Skúška

    Directed by

    • Gregor Valentovič

    Slovakia

    2016

    27 min

    • Slovak

    Drama

    Alena, the middle-aged female protagonist, is a violinist in one of the leading orchestras in Slovakia. When her professional abilities are put to the test, she has to redefine her position in society as well as mend the relationship with her adolescent daughter who has just moved out of home.

    Awards

    • Best Short Fiction Film - Áčko Student Film Festival

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Anna Siskova
    Rosa Pokorna
    Roman Luknar
    Otmar Brancuzsky
    Dusan Jamrich
    Tana Radeva
    L'Ubos Kostelny
    Screenplay
    Gregor Valentovič
    Production
    UNIVERSITY OF PERFORMING ARTS BRATISLAVA
    Gregor Valentovič

    Gregor Valentovič

    Slovakia

    Cinema is able to connect all the possible forms of art.

    Gregor Valentovič was born in Trnava, Slovakia, and is currently in his final year of Film Directing studies at the Film Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. His previous short film, THE TEST, premiered at the Premiers Plans Film Festival in Angers, France and was awarded at several short film festivals. KID is his graduation film. He is currently developing a mini-series based on the main characters of KID. Apart from short films, he directed several music videos and commercials.

    Selected Filmography