My Sunny Maad

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My Sunny Maad

Title: Moje Slunce Maad – MY SUNNY MAAD

Directed by: Michaela Pavlátová

Script: Ivan Arsenjev, Yaël Levy (Inspired from Petra Procházková’s novel Frišta)

Animation Directors: Michaela Tyllerová, Franck Bonay

Editor: Evženie Brabcová

Music: Evgueni & Sacha Galperine

Sound: Régis Diebold, Mathieu Z’Graggen, Niels Barletta, Gregory Vincent, Jan Čeněk

Cast: Zuzana Stivínová, Haji gul Asir, Shahid Maqsoodi, Shamla Maqsoodi. 

Production: Negativ, Sacrebleu production, BFILM

Distribution: TOTEM FILMS

Country: Czech Republic, France, Slovakia

Year:  2022

Runtime: 81

Awards: Jury Award Annecy Animation international Film Festival 2021


When Herra, a Czech woman, falls in love with Nazir, an Afghan man, she has no idea about the life that awaits her in post-Taliban Afghanistan, nor about the family she is about to join.



Michaela Pavlátová

Michaela Pavlátová is an animation director from the Czech Republic. Her films have received numerous awards at international film festivals, including an Oscar nomination for Reci, reci, reci / Words, words, words. Film Repete has also won a series of awards including the Grand Prix at the International Animation Festival Hiroshima and Golden Bear in Berlin. Her last film Tram premiered in Quinzaine des Réalisateurs in Cannes and won Annecy Cristal in 2012. Besides animation, she has directed two live action feature films. Since 2016 she is the head of the Animation Department at FAMU, Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.