World-famous French actor, Jean-Marc Barr, known from Luc Besson´s The Big Blue or from several films by Lars von Trier including Europa, will play the lead in the new film The Cellar by Igor Voloshin. First shooting day is set for May 8th, 2017. The film is expected to be completed till the end of 2017. The film is coproduced by Furia Film (SK), 8Heads Productions (CZ) and Gate LLC (RU).
Our two successful international co-productions, Latvian-Czech-Finnish film Chronicles of Melanie, which became the most watched film in Latvian cinemas in 2016, and sophisticated Croatian-Czech comedy, Ministry of Love, will both celebrate their Czech Premieres at the film festival Days of European Film, which will take place in Prague from April 6 to 13, 2017, and will then be followed by screenings also in the city of Brno and other small towns.
One of the most talented and remarkable European directors, Igor Voloshin, will direct The Cellar, fiction feature co-produced by Slovakia, Czech Republic and Russia. The film is set in a small Slovak village, with principal photography starting in May 2017. The Cellar was supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, Czech State Cinema Fund and Russian Ministry of Culture.