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Rosso Papavero

Directed by Martin Smatana

Short Narrative
Slovakia| 5 minutes | 2015

Once upon a starry night, a small boy with the head full of fantasies witnesses dreamlike circus performances.
Dazed by endless chain of glittering attractions he realizes that the price for a ticket to the fantastic circus tent is too high and gate between reality and dream is closing.

Rosso Papavero - Martin SmatanaMartin Smatana

Martin was born in 1991 in Zilina, Slovakia. Since 2011, he has been studying Animation at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. In 2012, he was on a working residence in NUKUFILM STUDIO in Tallinn, Estonia. Since 2013, he has been working as a lecturer of animation at a Private Art School LADON in Bratislava. In September 2014 he finished his debut short puppet film Rosso Papavero.

Rosso Papavero - Poster

Film Information

Director: Martin Smatana
Country: Slovakia
Year: 2015
Runtime: 5 minutes


Producers: Martin Smatana  and Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava
Writer: Ivana Sujova
Sound:   Adam Kuchta
David Stumpf
Grading: Michal Sabik
Theme: Alzbeta Remencova

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BIFF - Beloit International Film Festival
BIFF | Beloit International Film Festival