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LET THERE BE LIGHT

by Marko Škop

synopsis

Milan (40) has three children and does construction work in Germany in order to provide for his family in Slovakia. While visiting his home over Christmas he discovers that his eldest son Adam is a member of a para-military youth group. The boy is involved in bullying and the death of a class-mate. The father has to decide what to do. In this process, along with his wife, he comes to discover the real truth about their son, their family, themselves and the community around them. 

international title: Let There Be Light
original title: Nech je svetlo
country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
sales agent: Loco Films
year: 2019
genre: fiction
directed by: Marko Škop
film run: 93'
screenplay: Marko Škop
cast: Milan Ondrík, František Beleš, Zuzana Konecná, Lubomír Paulovič, Katarína Kormaňáková, Maximilián Dušanič, Daniel Fischer, Csongor Kassai
cinematography by: Ján Meliš
film editing: František Krähenbiel
art director: Pavol Andraško
costumes designer: Erika Gadus
music: David Solar, Oskar Rózsa
producer: Marko Škop, Ján Meliš, Petr Oukropec, Pavel Strnad
production: Artileria, Negativ Film Productions, Rozhlas a televízia Slovenska - Radio and Television Slovakia, Ceská Televize
backing: Eurimages
distributor: Asociácia slovenských filmových klubov (ASFK)
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