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
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 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.