PRODUCTION: Slovak Staviarsky Family Moves into Film Production

    Loli Paradicka by Richard Staviarsky, Víťo Staviarsky Loli Paradicka by Richard Staviarsky, Víťo Staviarsky credit: www.aic.sk

    BRATISLAVA: Slovak novelist/scriptwriter Vito Staviarsky along with his sons, director Richard Staviarsky and editor Juraj Staviarsky, and daughter, producer Marka Staviarska, are in post-production with their first feature film Loli Paradicka, produced by their family company Staviarsky and coproduced by the Slovak Radio and TV.

    The tragicomedy, described as a bittersweet love story between a legless fairground salesman and a gypsy who steals one of his cakes, was filmed in the summer of 2017 and is expected to be completed by December 2018.

    The 175,000 EUR film was supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund. It was presented at the Works in Progress forum at Febiofest. It is scheduled to be released in June 2019 by distributor Forum Film..

    Production Information:


    Slovak Radio and Television

    Director/writer: Richard Staviarsky, Vito Staviarsky
    DoP: Lubor Marko
    Editor: Juraj Staviarsky, Richard Staviarsky
    Producer: Marka Staviarska
    Cast: Michal Ilkanin, Kamilka Mitrasova, Michal Soltesz, Kveta Strazanova