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"Filthy" is story of seventeen-year-old Lena. In love for the first time, Lena longs for freedom and adventure. Her magic world is shattered when her teacher, rapes her in her own home.
It sets her on a journey through which she struggles not only with misunderstanding society, but also with herself. It is Lena who must grow up and realize that she is not the one who deserves punishment.
The Best Fiction Feature Film - 14th Neisse Film Festival, Germany
Blue Angel for Best Female Performance - 25th Art Film Fest, Košice, Slovakia
Audience Award JOJ Cinema for Best European Film - 25th Art Film Fest, Košice, Slovakia
Golden Lynx for Best Fiction Feature Film - FEST - New Directors New Films 2017, Espinho, Portugal
AFCA Award for the Best Feature Film - Czech and Slovak Film Festival 2017, Australia
Meeting Point Best Feature Award - 62nd Semana International de Cine, Valladolid, Spain
Best Fiction Film - Famufest 2017, Prague, Czech Republic
Best Cinematography - Famufest 2017, Prague, Czech Republic
Best Realized Screenplay - Famufest 2017, Prague, Czech Republic
Award of the Tatra banka Foundation for Art - Young Talent in the category Film and TV, Slovakia
Wiesbaden Youth Film Competition Award for young talent - Exground Film Festival 30, Wiesbaden, Germany
Audience Award - Exground Film Festival 30, Wiesbaden, Germany
Best Fiction Film - Czech Film Critics Award 2017, Czech Republic
Audience Award - Festival A l'est du nouveau! 2018, Mont-Saint-Aignan, France
Film Critics Award - Festival A l'est du nouveau! 2018, Mont-Saint-Aignan, France
Young Jury Award - Festival A l'est du nouveau! 2018, Mont-Saint-Aignan, France
Tereza was born and grew up in Bratislava and currently lives in Prague. She is about to graduate from FAMU as with a Master's in Direction. Filthy is her feature film debut. She also directs documentary movies for Czech and Slovak Public TV and is recently working on her second feature documentary about former Slovak PM Vladimir Mečiar in coproduction with HBO Europe. Tereza also writes and works as an actor in feature films.
2017 Mečiar - Documentary film
2017 Filthy, feature film
2013 Discoland, short film
2011 Gypsy Superstar, short documentary
2010 Players, mid-length fiction film
2010 In the garage, short documentary
2009 Take it Jeasy, feature documentary, HBO
2009 Artificial Insight, short film
has been living a more or less average adolescence full of dreams and first loves, but her world suddenly collapses in the moment when she is raped by her teacher.
Lena's best friend. She stands by her in whatever circumstances, even she doesn't always understand her. In sex and relationships she seems tough and experienced, but the truth is she's very fragile girl.
Lena's younger brother deals with complicated adolescence after a child polio. Because of his physical disability, he feels like an outsider.
Lena's math teacher and close family friend. He gives Lena private lessons and trains her brother in a gym.
Lena's roommate in psychiatry ward, which she bonds with. She helps her to get around in the new world they're locked into.