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The film is a story of a mother and her son Lubos who lives in a world turned upside-down, or, arsy-versy. Lubos broke free from the world as generally conceived by others to arrive at the supreme human-nature symbiosis; he flew away to a planet purely inhabited by butterflies - intelligent beings. The sole focus of his life energy, enriched by a great deal of empathy, is being chanelled into his amateur photography and film making, the climax of his fascination with natural phenomenona being his unique study of bats. By way of communicating with the upside-down creatures he is fascinated with, he attempts to achieve the utmost understanding between man and beast. He is assisted by his mother who has been a great reaserch and life support to him, but is now apprehensive about her son’s future. „What will become of the kid?“ she wonders. Those who „knew“ him thought him lost up to the moment they saw the arsy-versy film; now it’s them who are losing it!



Slovakia (Slovak Republic)
Miro Remo was born in Ladce, in the small industrial village in the centre of Slovakia in 1983. He graduated grammar-school in 2001, then settled in Bratislava, capital city of Slovakia. He is working as graphic designer for 6 years in the small IT company and studying directing at University of performing arts in Bratislava. His three student’s films were shown at many festivals around the world and received more than 20 awards together. His last film Arsy-Versy is the most succesfull film in the history of university, where Miro is in fifth of year studying, with 28 international and domestic prizes for last 10 screening’s months.
Screening / Award history:
Special Prize of the Jury
28th Uppsala International Short Film Festival / Uppsala, Sweden
Special Prize of the Jury - SILVER EYE AWARD
12th The Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival / Jihlava, Czech republic /
Special Prize of the Jury
12th festival of slovak students films ACKO / Bratislava, Slovakia /
The Wallflower Press Student Doc Award
16th Sheffield Doc/Fest / United Kingdom /
50° FESTIVAL DEI POPOLI / Firenze, Italy /
Golden Frame Statuette
Young Cinema Art Festival / Krakow, Poland /
Best Documentary
10th Student and Short Film Festival Sleepwalkers / Tallin, Estonia /
Best Documentary
Best slovak school documentary film portal award / Bratislava, Slovakia /
Bronze Dinosaur
16th International Film Festival Etiuda&Anima 2009 / Cracow, Poland /
Best International Nature Documentary
New York International Independent Film and Video Festival / USA /
The Silver Lion Award
The International Film Festival / Taipei, Taiwan /
"ION BOSTAN" prize
Best director of documentary at student film festival CineMAiubit / Bucharest, Romania /
Absolut winner and the best documentary of the Visegrad's region
International student film festival Zlínsky pes 2010 / Zlín, Czech republic /
2nd prize in the short film commpetition
Hot Docs Internetion Documentary Film Festival / Toronto, Canada /
1.Festival director's prize for the best slovak director
2.Prize in the category D - Creating a Independent Films and Films for Children and Youth
16Th International Film Festival ENVIROFILM /Banská Bystrica, Slovakia/
Audience Award
26. Internationales KurzFilmFestival Hamburg 2010 / Hamburg, Germany /
Bonus awards for creative work /ARSY-VERSY/
21st Slovak Film Prize IGRIC
First Prize
Short film festival Brain Wash /London, England/
Honorary Award in category – FILM FUTURE 3000
Ars&Film 2010, 6th European Festival of Films on Art / Telč, Czech republic /
1st Prize - Category: Documentary - Golden Grape
39th Lubuskie Film Summer - International Film Festival / Lagów, Poland /
Prize: Centaur
20th Message to Man International Documentary, Short and Animated Films Festival / St. Petersburg, Russia /
Premio Cinemambulante
7Th Euganea film festival 2010 / Padova, Italy /
The best foreign documentary shorter than 60 minutes
TRANZYT documentary film festival / Poznan, Poland /
Best documentary award
"NoemartFilmFestival”, festival of Documentary art / Rieti, Italy /

2 people voted

cafe con leche
2010-12-02 03:35:13

What a character, what a, I want to know more about Slovaks....

2010-12-02 00:14:15