By Martin SULIK

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Drama - Completed 2011

“The bruising life of a Roma teen takes on shades of ‘Hamlet’ in Slovak helmer Martin Sulik's poignant and beautifully rendered humanist drama Gypsy.” VARIETY

    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • Languages
    • SLOVAKIAN, Other
    • Duration
    • 107 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Martin SULIK
    • Synopsis
    • Adam, a boy from a Roma settlement in Eastern Slovakia, has only two joys in life: his training as a boxer and his girlfriend Julka. But when his father is killed in mysterious conditions, his mother marries her brother-in-law, the loan shark and thief, Žigo. Adam's life changes from one day to the next. He suddenly grows up and does his best to protect his brothers from Žigo's influence. But his stepfather draws them into his dubious business and Adam finds himself more and more in conflict with the laws of his own community. Then while arguing with Žigo, he realizes who is behind his father's death...