Bella Mia

Release date: 16-05-2014
Director: Martin Duba

directed by Martin Duba written by Martin Duba, Marek Epstein director of photography Martin Duba music by Józef Skrzek producer Miloslav Smidmajer co-producer Arkadiusz Wojnarowski produced by Bio Illusion co-produced by Fundacja Magellan, Pomeranian Film Fund
cast Petr Forman (Pazdera), Igor Orozovic (Vitek), Anna Fialova (Mila), Zuzana Norisová (Linda), Petr Rajchert (Hadek), Bretislav Rychlik (Honak), David Bonaventura (Malchar)
colour, 88′
Czech Republic, Poland 2013

 

A balladic story about freedom and survival and the complex relationship between humans and animals. A herd of cows from a small farmstead are to be slaughtered due to the suspicion of mad cow disease (BSE). The animals revolt and against all odds, manage to escape. People are trying to hunt them down but the herd, led by cow Bella, elude capture.