Berlinale Awarded Spoor Opens in Slovakia

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WARSAW: Agnieszka Holland's drama Spoor opened in Slovak cinemas on 6 April distributed by Asociácia Slovenských Filmových Klubov.

Spoor aka Game Count (originally titled Pokot) is an adaptation of Olga Tokarczuk’s bestselling novel Drive Your Plough over the Bones of the Dead  produced by TOR Film Production in coproduction with Heimatfilm GmbH (Germany), Chimney Group (Sweden) and Nutprodukce (Czech Republic) and nutprodukcia (Slovak Republic) with production financing from the Polish Film Institute, the Czech State Cinematography Fund, Eurimages, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Swedish Film Institute, the MEDIA Programme and the Polish-German Co-Development Fund.

The film premiered internationally in the Main Competition at the 67th Berlinale IFF, where it was awarded the Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize. The film opened in Polish cinemas on 24 February 2017 distributed by Next Film with 248,319 admissions and box office of just over 1 m USD to date.

International sales are managed by Beta Cinema. The film premiered in Slovakia under the title Cez Kosti Mrtvych.