Mystery / Drama / Horror
Slovakia / Czechia, 2022, 109 min
Nightsiren addresses the resurgence of ancient beliefs in modern day Slovakia and how issues , such as misogyny, xenophobia, and mass hysteria still prevail in our modern world and tells the story of what it takes to be free when we choose to step off the beaten path.
A young woman returns to her native mountain village, searching for answers about her troubled childhood, but as she tries to uncover the truth, ancient legends begin to invade modern reality, leading the villagers to accuse her of witchcraft and murder.
Directed by: Tereza Nvotová
Screenplay: Barbora Námerová, Tereza Nvotová
Camera: Federico Cesca
Music: Rob, Pawns
Starring: Natalia Germani, Eva Mores, Juliana Oľhová, Zuzana Konečná, Marek Geišberg, Peter Ondrejčka, Noël Czuczor, Jana Oľhová, Iva Bittová
Production: Peter Badač, Miloš Lochman, Clara Levy
Editing: Pavel Hrdlička Jr.
Sound: Ivan Horák, Rob
Scenography: Tomáš Berka
Costumes: Andrijana Trpković
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