The Line


The Main 1 Mon, Apr 16, 2018 4:30 PM
The Main 1 Fri, Apr 20, 2018 9:50 PM
The Main 1 Sun, Apr 22, 2018 9:20 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$14.00
Youth (25 & Under/Box Office Only):$8.00
Film Info
Original Title:Ciara
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
Festival Programs:World Cinema
Family Drama
Human Rights
Oscar Submission
Release Year:2017
Runtime:108 min
Festivals & Awards:Best Director - Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
Silver Hugo Best Art Direction - Chicago International Film Festival
Website:Official Website
Print Source:Film Republic
Director:Peter Bebjak
Producer:Wanda Adamik Hrycova
Cinematographer:Martin Ziaran
Screenwriter:Peter Balko
Editor:Marek Kralovsky
Composer:Slavomir Solovic
Principal Cast:Tomas Mastalir
Eugen Libezniuk
Zuzana Fialová
Stanislav Boklan
Emília Vásáryová
Filmography:Apricot Island ('11)
Zlo ('12)
The Cleaner ('15)


Redolent of The Godfather and The Sopranos with a soupçon of Animal Kingdom and a welcome dose of black humor, this entertaining, fast-paced crime thriller is set in the lawless borderlands of the Slovak Republic and Ukraine, prior to Slovakia’s 2007 accession to the European Union. It bounds to the top of its genre class with muscular direction, a genre savvy screenplay, unusual locations spectacularly captured, a propulsive score and impressive performances, in particular an extremely physical turn from Slovak theater and TV star Tomáš Maštalír as the lead.

The film’s title refers not only to changing physical boundaries but also to the moral lines that Adam (Maštalír), head of a small cigarette smuggling empire, feels that he must not cross in his efforts to keep his home and business lives separate. Hang on for a wild ride as the smart, twisty screenplay continually brings more characters and complications into the mix.

Director Biography

Peter Bebjak Peter Bebjack was born in 1970, Czechoslovakia, and along with his work as a director/producer, he is both an actor and writer. He founded the film company DNA Productions in 2001 and has worked behind and in front of the camera in cinema and television.


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