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Director(s): Michal BlaškoSK, CZ, DE92 min.2022
73%(8 ratings)
Accessibilitynot suitable for minors under 15 years of age
LanguagesCzech, Slovak, Ukrainian (orig.)
SubtitlesEnglish, slovak
Black and white / colourcolor

Irina is a single mother from Ukraine who lives with her son Igor in a small Czech town. When Igor is brutally attacked, the whole town stands in solidarity on Irina's side and unanimously condemns the Roma perpetrators who are allegedly responsible for the attack. When Igor wakes up in the hospital, the incident becomes a story that takes on different perspectives under the influence of media, political and public figures. Victim is the story of a mother who demands justice but faces discrimination, nationalism, and prejudice. To protect her family and seek the truth, she must ultimately make a fateful decision. The Michal Blaško‘s debut film had its world premiere at the Venice IFF. Locally, this social drama resonated at the annual awards. It received four nominations for the Czech Lion and the Sun in the Net for Best Film of 2022. IMDb web trailer
Projection of Victim at IFF Art Film 2023
Slovak Season
21. Jun
Film was already screened