THE LINE

ČIARA

By Peter BEBJAK

GARNET INTERNATIONAL MEDIA GROUP - as PROD

Crime - Production 2017

There are borders you cross only once... Criminal thriller about traffickers and smugglers from Ukrainian border. The feature film about the borders and the life on their edge.

Festivals
& Awards

Kiev Molodist 2014
Pitching session
Karlovy Vary 2015
Pitch and Feedback
Tallinn Black Nights IFF 2016
Works in Progress Main Award
Centeast 2016
Works in Progress
    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Crime, Thriller, Drama
    • Countries
    • SLOVAKIA, UKRAINE
    • Languages
    • SLOVAKIAN, UKRANIAN
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 110 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Peter BEBJAK
    • Writer(s)
    • Peter BALKO
    • Producer(s)
    • Wanda ADAMIK HRYCOVA (WANDAL PRODUCTION, S.R.O.), Andrey YERMAK (Garnet International Media Group)
    • Synopsis

    • A hectic time begins for Adam Krajňák, the father of a family and the head of organized crime on Slovakian-Ukrainian borderlands – his oldest daughter is about to marry a local thief named Ivor, Adam´s Ukrainian partner Jona begins to rebel, and a new product – narcotics begin to appear on the border. This crime story takes place in summer 2007, just a few months before Slovakia joined the Schengen area.
    • Partners & financing
    • Creative Europe MEDIA
      Slovak Audiovisual Fund - SK
      RTVS - Slovak public broadcaster - SK
      DERZKINO - Ukrainian State Film Agency
      GARNET International Media Group - UA
    • Production schedule
    • Realization: July 2013 - March 2017
      Locations: Bratislava, Eastern Slovakia (Sobrance), Ukraine
      Development & financing: July 2013 - December 2015
      Pre-production: January - February 2016
      Production: February 2016, August – October 2016
      Post-production: November 2016 - March 2017
      Shooting days: 35
      Slovak distribution release date: August 3rd, 2017
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Feb 22, 2016
    • End of shooting
    • Oct 31, 2016