MONSTRA Festival

Feature Films

Feature Films

Feature Films Competition 1 | mon. 21 20H00
Feature Films Competition 2 | tue. 22 20H00
Feature Films Competition 3 | wed. 23 20H00
Feature Films Competition 4 | thu. 24 20H00
Feature Films Competition 5 | fri. 25 19H00
Feature Films Competition 6 | sat. 26 11H00
Feature Films Competition 7 | sat. 26 14H30
Feature Films Competition 1 | mon. 21 20H00

My Sunny Maad

Country: Czech Republic, France, Slovakia Year: 2021 Duration: 80 mins.
Sinopsys:
When Herra, a Czech woman, falls in love with Nazir, an Afghan man, she has no idea about the life that awaits in post-Taliban Afghanistan, nor about the family she is about to join.
Credits:
Animation Technique: 2D computer animation Director: Michaela Pavlátová Writers: Ivan Arsenjev, Yaël Levy Producer: Negativ, Sacrebleu Productions, BFILM Animation: Michaela Tyllerová, Franck Bonay Music: Evgueni & Sacha Galperine Sound: Régis Diebold, Mathieu Z’Graggen, Niels Barletta, Gregory Vincent, Jan Čeněk
Feature Films Competition 2 | tue. 22 20H00

Kill It And Leave This Town

Country: Poland Year: 2020 Duration: 88 mins.
Sinopsys:
Fleeing from despair after losing those dearest to him, the hero hides in the safe land of memories, where time stands still and all those dear to him are alive. Over the years, a city grows in his imagination. One day, literary heroes and cartoon childhood idols, who in the consciousness of the successive generations are forever young and wearing short pants, come to live there, uninvited. When our hero discovers they have all grown old and that eternal youth does not exist, he decides to return to real life. And the amazing characters living in his imagination lead him back to the real world.
Credits:
Animation Technique: 2D computer animation Director: Mariusz Wilczyński Writers: Mariusz Wilczyński Producer: Bombonierka, Extreme Emotions Animation: Agata Gorządek, Jakub Wroński Music: Tadeusz Nalepa Sound: Franciszek Kozłowski
Feature Films Competition 3 | wed. 23 20H00

The Crossing

Country: France, Czech Republic, Germany Year: 2021 Duration: 84 mins.
Sinopsys:
A small village looted in darkness, a family forced to flee. The two oldest children, Kyona and Adriel are quickly separated from their parents facing the road of exile alone. They embark on a heroic journey which takes them from childhood to adolescence in search of shelter, peace and the hope of finding refuge and their family. Crossing a continent torn apart by war and migrant persecution, these courageous siblings survive incredible challenges, before reaching a new world, free at last.
Credits:
Animation Technique: Painting on glass Director: Florence Miailhe Writers: Marie Desplechin, Florence Miailhe Producer: Les Films de l’Arlequin, Balance Film, XBO Films, Maur Film Animation: Valentine Delqueux, Marie Juin, David Martin, Aurore Peuffier, Anita Brüvere, Ewa Łuczków, Paola de Sousa, Aline Helmcke, Urte Zintler, Lucie Sunková, Polina Kazak, Eva Skurská, Anna Paděrová, Zuzana Studená, Marta Szymańska Music: Philipp E.Kümpel, Andreas Moisa Sound: Florian Marquardt
Feature Films Competition 4 | thu. 24 20H00

Bob Spit, We Do Not Like People

Country: Brazil Year: 2021 Duration: 90 mins.
Sinopsys:
Bob Spit, a comic book character, lives in a post-apocalyptic desert inside the mind of his creator, the legendary Brazilian cartoonist Angeli. When Angeli decides to kill off Bob, the old punk leaves this wasteland and faces his creator.
Credits:
Animation Technique: Puppets Director: César Cabral Writers: Leandro Maciel, César Cabral Producer: Coala Filmes Music: André Abujamra, Márcio Nigro Sound: Daniel Turini, Henrique Chiurciu
Feature Films Competition 5 | fri. 25 19H00

Dozens of Norths

Country: Japan, France Year: 2021 Duration: 64 mins.
Sinopsys:

Here, all is North.

This is a record of the people I met in the North.

However, my memory is fragmented and does not get to the point at all.

 
Credits:
Animation Technique: 2D Computer Animation, Drawing on paper Director: Koji Yamamura Writers: Koji Yamamura Producer: Yamamura Animation Animation: Koji Yamamura Music: Willem Breuker Sound: Yoki Kasamatsu
Feature Films Competition 6 | sat. 26 11H00

The Ape Star

Country: Sweden, Norway, Denmark Year: 2021 Duration: 75 mins.
Sinopsys:

There is nothing the orphan girl Jonna wants more than a mother. Linda Hambäck’s animated adaptation of Frida Nilsson’s award-winning novel The Ape Star, is about outsiders and unconventional love. The feisty young Jonna wants to be adopted. She will accept anyone, really, as long as her new parents love Jonna... and Jonna only. But when her potential new mom drives up to the orphanage in an old car, she’s shocked when the door opens… and a gorilla steps out! Jonna is not sure she wants to live with the big, clumsy primate at first, but the ape and the girl quickly overcome their physical differences. Can their newfound domestic bliss survive the scheming of a local bully who’s out to separate the two?

 
Credits:
Animation Technique: 2D computer animation Director: Linda Hambäck Writers: Janne Vierth Producer: Linda Hambäck & Petter Lindblad Animation: Elinor Bergman Music: Minna Weurlander, Tania Naranjo
Feature Films Competition 7 | sat. 26 14H30

Even Mice Belong in Heaven

Country: Czech Republic, France, Poland, Slovakia Year: 2021 Duration: 80 mins.
Sinopsys:
Following an unfortunate accident, a feisty little mouse and a shy young fox cub unwittingly find themselves in animal heaven. In this strange environment, they will have to put aside their natural instincts and work together to succeed on their journey through this new world. The little mouse and the young fox share many adventures and unexpected surprises and ultimately become the best of friends.
Credits:
Animation Technique: Puppets, 3D computer animation Director: Denisa Grimmová, Jan Bubeníček Writers: Alice Nellis, Richard Malatinský Producer: Fresh Films, Les Fims du Cygne, Animoon, CinemArt Animation: Denisa Grimmová, Jan Bubeníček, Thibault Delahaye, Mathieu Marin Music: Krzysztof A. Janczak Sound: Régis Debiold