UJO VIKTOR, uncle viktor
72min/ feature fiction/ ukrainian russian, slovak, czech/ 2015
Ujo Viktor (Uncle Viktor) is a new film directed by Viktoria Rampal Dzurenko, edited by an Indian editor Ranjan Rampal with an international team and Czech Production, based in Slovakia with story of Ukrainian and Slovak family and friends reunion.
Martin and Natasha invite their best friends from Ukraine Olja and Anatolij, Natasha’s brother Viktor and their daughter Viki together to spend New Year eve at a hotel in Slovakian mountains. The movie tells the autobiographical story about family reunion and emptiness of their relationships. They have not seen each other for last ten years, yet they need to pretend happiness and overcome the past injustice by drinking and eating.
The only person who can see, what is really going on, is Uncle Viktor. He tries to reveal truth by rehearsing a traditional theatre play about Snow White. Only the audience can judge if he succeeded. The tragic comedy ‘Ujo Viktor’ (Uncle Viktor), shows the state of middle generation and the loss of identity.
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direction/story VIKTORIA RAMPAL DZURENKO
editing RANJAN RAMPAL
screenplay MAREK GRAJCIAR
cinematography JAN SKRIEČKA
sound VITĚYSLAV JÍRA
music TOMAŠ REINDL
art direction JITKA SIVR
costume VICTOR TARASOV
makeup IVETA JIŘIČKOVÁ
producers : MICHAELA ČAJKOVÁ, MICHAL KRÁČMER