BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Ukrainian crime thriller The Line / Čiara directed by Peter Bebjak topped the 300,00 admission mark, and held on to a spot in the top ten at the Slovak box office in its tenth week in distribution.
The film set an opening day box office record on its 3 August 2017 release, just weeks after taking the best director award at the Karlovy Vary IFF.
It was released by Continental Film in Slovakia and will soon be released on 28 October in the Czech Republic by Bontonfilm
The film was produced by Slovakia‘s Wandal Production in coproduction with Ukraine‘s Garnet International Media Group, RTVS, HomeMedia Production and Martin Kohút. The budget of 1.3 m EUR was partially covered by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, Creative Europe, the Ukrainian State Film Agency, the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic and Bratislava Self-Governing Region.