Cleveland International Film Festival } March 27 – April 7, 2019 } Tower City Cinemas

Little Harbour
(Piata Lod)

 

Year: 2017
Country: SLOVAKIA
Run Time: 85 minutes

Little Harbour
Little Harbour
Little Harbour
Little Harbour

Ten-year-old Jarka lives with her mother, Mama Lucia, who neglects and disregards her. Their house is a mess, they have nothing to eat, and Mama Lucia spends most of her time with a series of strange men. Not cared for and lonely, Jarka longs for a loving, functional family. One day, when she finds twin babies abandoned at a train station, Jarka is given an opportunity to create the home she’s always dreamed of. After recruiting a neighborhood boy, Kristian, to play the dad in her fantasy family, Jarka transforms an abandoned garden shed into a hidden oasis. As the children escape into a whimsical world of their own creation, Kristian’s parents send out search parties to look for their missing son. Though Jarka and Kristian do their best to care for the babies, the reality of their situation soon becomes overwhelming. Inspired by true events, LITTLE HARBOUR is an imaginative story that beautifully captures the free- spirited innocence of children. (In Slovak with subtitles) —G.S.

CIFF42 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 4:10 PM

Friday, April 13, 2018 at 9:15 AM

Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 2:20 PM

Competitions
George Gund III Memorial Central and Eastern European Film Competition
ReelWomenDirect Award for Excellence in Directing by a Woman

Director

Director
Iveta Grófová

Iveta Grófová was born in 1980 in Trenčín, Czechoslovakia. She graduated from the Bratislava School of Performing Arts in 2009, where she studied animation and documentary film. In 2010 she founded the Hulapa film company.

Filmography
Made in Ash (2012), Slovensko 2.0 (2014), LITTLE HARBOUR (2017)

Producers
Katarina Krnacova, Iveta Grófová

Cinematography
Denisa Buranova

Editing
Anton Fabian

Principal Cast
Vanessa Szamuhelová, Matúš Ba?išin

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