Sheep breeding has implicitly existed since the Middle Ages among the Slovak mountain land.
Is their work romantic or hard drudgery?
This is a documentary about the strenght of nature, submission, and respect towards tradition. However, the focus lays upon the sheperd and his work in the alterations of time.
Slovakia (Slovak Republic)
Lubomir Viluda (1973) and Ivan Krsiak (1977) are graduates of Academy of Arts on Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Banská Bystrica - Slovakia. They cooperate like partners from 2005. Main theme of their documentary films are living fates of ordinary people. They are authors of documentary films The Fifteenth (2005), Me and my son (2005), On the edge (2006), On the other side (2006), Where we are! (2007).
Screening / Award history:
The best student film on CINEAMA, Slovakia 2005
Special jury award on International festival of outdoor films in Prague, Czech republic 2006
Gold remi award winner -International film festival- 40th Worldfest Houston, USA 2007
LITFond award for the best Slovak film on International film festival - Mountain and city, Slovakia 2007
The best documentary film of the festival on International film festival - Zlin´s dog, Czech Republic 2007
Audience award of the National student films in Trencin, Slovakia 2007
The best student film on CINEAMA, Slovakia 2007
Audience award on CINEAMA, Slovakia 2007
Certificate of merit on CINEAMA, Slovakia 2008
Audience award of the National student films in Trencin, Slovakia 2008