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THE HOUSE [Dom]


Contemporary Eastern Europe's divisions — between generations, genders, economic strata and city and country — are given incisive, affecting treatment in writer/director Zuzana Liova's debut feature. Bright teenager Eva saves money in hopes of moving to London; meanwhile, her old-fashioned father Imrich busily builds a house for her to move into next door to the family's. Imrich's long-standing feud with Eva's older sister Jana and her husband, who are struggling to get by, adds another layer of tension to the family's drama. After Eva meets a handsome, worldly new neighbor, she is tempted, like her sister before her, to leave the family nest sooner rather than later. Official Selection, 2011 Berlin Film Festival.

DIR/SCR Zuzana Liová; PROD Vladimir Bednar, Michael Kollar, Walter Kraft, Jaroslav Kucera, Viktor Taus. Czech Republic/Slovakia, 2011, color, 100 min. In Czech and Slovak with English subtitles. NOT RATED

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