A Good Mind Grows in Thorny Places

A Good Mind Grows in Thorny Places 2024

1

Adam is a twelve-year-old boy living in the Slovak countryside. He is a local lumberjack and also has various odd jobs. Basically, he likes to do everything. Although life is not easy, he can see beauty everywhere.

2024

The Auschwitz Report

The Auschwitz Report 2021

6.33

This is the true story of Freddy and Walter – two young Slovak Jews, who were deported to Auschwitz in 1942. On 10 April 1944, after meticulous planning, they manage to escape. While the inmates they had left behind courageously stand their ground against the Nazi officers, the two men are driven on by the hope that their evidence could save lives.

2021

The Shop on Main Street

The Shop on Main Street 1965

7.56

In a small town in Nazi-occupied Slovakia during World War II, decent but timid carpenter Tono is named "Aryan comptroller" of a button store owned by an old Jewish widow, Rozalie. Since the post comes with a salary and standing in the town's corrupt hierarchy, Tono wrestles with greed and guilt as he and Rozalie gradually befriend each other. When the authorities order all Jews in town to be rounded up, Tono faces a moral dilemma unlike any he's known before.

1965

The Feather Fairy

The Feather Fairy 1985

7.00

A fairy-tale about an old lady who takes care of snow and Jakub who does not fear death. It reflects the idea of people's longing for happiness, love and understanding, their effort to overcome troubles and win over death. It criticizes greed and evil desires.

1985

Once Upon a Time In The East

Once Upon a Time In The East 2024

6.67

A solitary police operative skilfully moves on the edge of the law in the wild atmosphere of the East Slovak underworld in the early 90s.

2024

The Teacher

The Teacher 2016

6.95

The principal of an elementary school calls a special parents meeting after it’s alleged that the seemingly empathetic and kindly-looking teacher Mrs. Drazděchová uses her students to manipulate their parents.

2016

The Seven Ravens

The Seven Ravens 2015

7.10

The story of a young woman who takes it upon herself to save her brothers and rid them of a curse which they were put under by their mother.

2015

Broken Promise

Broken Promise 2009

6.00

Slovakia, on the eve of the outbreak of World War II. The family of the young Jewish Martin Friedmann gathers to celebrate his bar mitzvah and make a solemn promise that they will all meet again a year later around the same table; but the storms of war and anti-Semitic fanaticism will lead each of them down very different paths.

2009

Avalanche of Love

Avalanche of Love 2022

6.50

Romantic comedy takes place during a wedding day of a bride-to-be Alex, whose big day keeps falling apart. Her neurotic mother controls every step she makes, her step father investigates a non-existing crime and her biological father, a bohemian owner of the hotel where the wedding takes place, is responsible for a missing groom. Chaos in the hotel suits the charming ski instructor Peter who convinces an introverted hotel guest Klara to help him create the most beautiful dinner date ever.

2022

Birds, Orphans and Fools

Birds, Orphans and Fools 1969

7.10

In the aftermath of war, two men and a woman begin acting more like children than adults, leading to tragedy.

1969

Money or Love

Money or Love 2011

5.92

A car thief driven by a love of cash finds his priorities shift when he falls for a college student but his conversion has dangerous consequences.

2011

The Chambermaid

The Chambermaid 2023

6.60

Just before World War 1, the fifteen-year-old poverty-stricken Anne from a small Slovak town is sent to Prague to be a maid in a wealthy family. She meets Resi, the daughter of a noble family, who was born and raised to be an adornment and a trophy – of the house, of her family, of Austria-Hungary. Anne and Resi, two girls born in the same year, but at the other ends of the social ladder, find a soulmate in each other. They become best friends, lovers and the only light in a male-dominated world.

2023

Salt & Gold

Salt & Gold 1983

6.50

A fairy-tale about the power of love. The old king Pravoslav feels it is time to entrust the rule over his kingdom to one of his three daughters - the one that loves him the most. The youngest, Maruška, fails her father's expectations about proving how deep her love him is. He misunderstands her and she is made to leave the castle. She faces many dangers on the way to her loved one, the Salt Prince.

1983

The Line

The Line 2017

5.90

Criminal thriller about traffickers and smugglers from Ukrainian border. The feature film about the borders and the life on their edge.

2017

Racha, My Love

Racha, My Love 1977

2.70

Visiting Slovakian Racha to get antiquated with Slovakian wine-making techniques, Rachvelian from Georgia, Zauri, falls in love with Slovak Darina. Consequentially, when Darina visits Georgia, Zauri does his best to make her also love him.

1977

Mom for rent

Mom for rent 2023

5.00

Abandoned by his wife, Martin is lying to his daughter not to be upset. But as Hanka grows, these lies become unbearable. Martin meets Nada unexpectedly, asked her to be a rent-a-mother and all lives are completely changed.

2023

Policie Hvar

Policie Hvar 2024

4.00

Croatia. A holiday destination for hundreds of thousands of Czech and Slovak tourists, who come here for the sea, mountains, monuments, entertainment, and relaxation. Because even in a holiday paradise, sometimes things go wrong. And sometimes there's murder... The story of the series takes place on the island of Hvar, where a central pair of Czech-Slovak detectives helps to solve crimes involving Czech and Slovak tourists. Michal and Ivana are like fire and water. While he is a funny, sarcastic detective from the "old school," she is a free-spirited, temperamental woman. Together, they must restore the disrupted harmony of the sunny island. The mixed local police force gets to investigate even the most serious crimes. The rule is clear. A Czech body, a Czech chief investigator. And vice versa.

2024

Zoo

Zoo 2016

1

2016