Czech Republic, Slovakia | 2023 | 75' | DOP: Tomáš Uhlík | director: Albert Hospodářský
Vincek (19) feels paralyzed not only by his stagnant youth without a clear future but especially by the cosmic threat that has the world searching for answers to fundamental existential questions. A friend convinces him to leave the hot city for the cottage where his friends hide from the sultry summer. What should have been a simple trip to the countryside turns into a condensed initiation process. Vincek encounters both violence and kindness and faces a series of unexpected, unpleasant challenges. Will he submit to the present moment and let the blow of an uncontrolled existence crush his youthful numbness?