KARLOVY VARY: Young Paris-based sales company Stray Dogs has acquired the Czech/Slovak film Domestique by Adam Sedlák prior to its screening in the official competition of the Karlovy Vary IFF, which runs through 7 July 2018.
The film, which is Sedlák’s feature debut, was produced by Shore Points and Sentimentalfilm. It was coproduced by the Czech Television, Elekta Film, Soundsquare and UPP, and was supported by the Czech State Cinematography Fund and the Slovak Audiovisual Fund. The drama tells the story of a cyclist whose obsession with his sports career causes him to ignore his wife and leads to the decline of their marriage.
The film screens on 3, 4 and 7 July at Karlovy Vary. It will have its theatrical release in the Czech Republic on 27 September, released by CinemArt.