Cruel Joys

Country

the Slovak Republic, Czech Republic

Copyright

2002

Production year

2001

Premiere

13 February 2003

Runtime

104 min

Director

Juraj Nvota

Category

film

Genre

psychological, poetic

Typology

featuretheatrical distributionlong

Original title

Kruté radosti

Czech title

Kruté radosti

English title

Cruel Joys

Parallel title

Kruté radosti

Summary

An intimate story in which the complicated relationship of a maturing girl and her ambitious father stigmatizes, and perhaps even slightly changes, the microcosm of a Slovak village community in the early 1900s

Crew and creators

Director

Juraj Nvota

Second Unit Director

Jana Garajová, Ursula König-Malíř

Screenplay

Scarlett Čanakyová, Juraj Nvota, Petr Jarchovský (spolupráce na scénáři), Ondřej Vetchý (spolupráce na scénáři)

Script Editor

Jana Kákošová (STV), Marián J. Kovalik (ALEF Film & Media Group)

Director of Photography

Jan Malíř

Camera Operator

Štefan Bučka

Production Designer

Peter Čanecký

Art Director

Tina Gallová (kresby)

Costume Designer

Mona Hafsahl /ž/

Make-Up Artist

Juraj Steiner

Film Editor

Alois Fišárek

Sound Designer

Igor Vrabec, Radim Hladík ml. (mix zvuku)

Special Effects

Jiří Větroň

Executive Producer

Marian Urban

Producer

Marian Urban, Silvia Trizuljaková (ALEF Film & Media Group), Oľga Kovačovičová (STV), Milan Kuchynka (Total HelpArt T.H.A.), Michaela Syslová Kuchynková (Total HelpArt T.H.A.), Jiří Koštýř (ČT)

Co-producer

Marian Puobiš (STV), Ondřej Trojan (Total HelpArt T.H.A.), Pavel Borovan (ČT), Jaroslav Kučera (ČT)

Production Manager

Igor Kolárik

Music

Selected Music

Jozef Radjansky (Pange lingua gloriosis) (úprava a dirigent)

Music Performed by

Cinema Symphony Orchestra,

Music Conducted by

Rastislav Štúr

Music Supervisor

Ivan Burlas

Songs

Široká cestička

Songwriter Gejza Dusík
Writer of Lyrics Pavol Braxatorius

Production info

Original Title

Kruté radosti

Czech Title

Kruté radosti

English Title

Cruel Joys

Parallel Title

Kruté radosti

Category

film

Typology

featuretheatrical distribution

Genre

psychological, poetic

Origin country

the Slovak Republic, Czech Republic

Copyright

2002

Production Year

2001

Production specifications

start of filming 10/2001

Premiere

premiere 13 February 2003 /suitable for all ages/ (kino Blaník, Praha)

Technical info

Duration typology

feature film

Duration in minutes

104 min

Distribution carrier

35mm

Aspect ratio

1:1,66

Colour

colour

Sound

sound

Sound system/format

Dolby Stereo

Versions

Slovak

Dialogue languages

Czech, Slovak

Subtitles languages

without subtitles

Opening/End credits languages

Slovak

Awards

Vítěz

Event: Slovenská nominace na Cenu americké Akademie filmových věd a umění Oscar 2002

2002
Bratislava / the Slovak Republic