MUST BE PAINFUL
Film - Program 6

MUST BE PAINFUL

Directed by David Semler

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Director: David Semler
Section: Program 6
Country: Czech Republic
Year: 2020
OT: MUSÍ TO BÝT BOLESTIVÝ
Language: Czech
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: David Semler, David Escudero, Lucie Žáčková, Matěj Dadák
18+

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Logline

This film is shown as part of program 6.

A hike through the Czech countryside ends when Danny, a Czech student, and Ricky, his Spanish boyfriend, arrive at a train station. Inside, a local couple is also waiting for the train. As Danny and Ricky are speaking Spanish, the couple doesn’t know that Danny understands Czech and makes fun of him and Ricky. The situation escalates, and bitter truths come to light.



  • Duration: 15 Min.

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MUST BE PAINFUL

David Semler

David Semler, born in Prague in 1990, is a screenwriter and director. He is currently preparing his graduation film to complete his studies at the Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU) in Prague. He has written two feature film scripts that are currently in production. MUST BE PAINFUL marks his debut as a director.

Credits

Screenplay: David Semler
Director of Photography: Tomáš Frkal
Film Editor: Rolando Garduňo, Filip de Pina
Composer: Henrich Kliment, Juras Karaka
Production Designer: Martin Holada
Sound design: Juras Karaka
Producer: Ondřej Šejnoha
Production Company: FAMU, Prague

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