Orbis Pictus (film)

Orbis Pictus is a 1997 Slovak film, starring Dorota Nvotová, Marián Labuda, Božidara Turzonovová, Július Satinský, Emília Vášáryová and František Kovár . The film, directed by Martin Šulík,[1][2] won Special Award of the Jury at the International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg in Baden-Württemberg, Germany as the Best Film in 1997.[3] The film was selected as the Slovak entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 70th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[4][5]

Orbis Pictus
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Film poster
Directed byMartin Šulík
Screenplay byMartin Šulík
Marek Leščák
Ondrej Šulaj
Produced byRudolf Biermann
StarringDorota Nvotová
Marián Labuda
Božidara Turzonovová
Július Satinský
Emília Vášáryová
František Kovár
CinematographyMartin Štrba
Edited byDušan Milko
Music byVladimír Godár
Release date
  • May 16, 1997 (1997-05-16) (Slovakia)
Running time
109 minutes
CountrySlovakia
LanguageSlovak

PlotEdit

After being kicked out of boarding school sixteen-year-old Terezka goes on a fantasy-filled surrealistic journey to find her estranged mother. Along her way to Bratislava she comes in contact with a mystical and strange cast of characters.[6]

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AwardsEdit

Year Nomination Award(s)[3][7] Category Result
1997 Orbis Pictus KFN SSN - Critics Award Best Film Won
Božidara Turzonovová Czech Lions Best Supporting Actress Nominated[A]
Martin Štrba IGRIC Award Best Camera Won
Martin Šulík Best Director Won
1998 IFF Mannheim-Heidelberg Special Award of the Jury Won
Orbis Pictus Alpe Adria Cinema Peace Award Won
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Orbis Pictus". Česko-Slovenská filmová databáze (in Slovak). ČSFD. csfd.cz. Retrieved 15 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Orbis Pictus". Slovenská filmová databáze (in Slovak). SFD. sfd.sfu.sk. Retrieved 15 January 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Orbis Pictus → Awards". Internet Movie Database. IMDb. imdb.com. Retrieved 20 January 2012.
  4. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  5. ^ "44 Countries Hoping for Oscar Nominations". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 24 November 1997. Archived from the original on 13 February 1998. Retrieved 13 October 2015.
  6. ^ NYTimes Online Movie Section
  7. ^ "Orbis Pictus → Awards". Slovenská filmová databáze (in Slovak). SFD. sfd.sfu.sk. Retrieved 15 January 2012.
  8. ^ "Czech Lions 1997 → Winners". Vachler Art Company (in Czech). VAC. Retrieved 20 January 2012.
  9. ^ "Czech Lions 1997 → Nominations". Vachler Art Company (in Czech). VAC. Retrieved 20 January 2012.

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