Asterión (short film)

Original title: Asterión
Year of production: 2022
Format: silent experimental short film
Running time: 15'
Written and Directed by: Francesco Montagner
DOP: Michal Babinec
Editor: Jorge Sanchéz Caldéron
Producers: Veronika Kührová, Michal Kráčmer
Producers Slovakia: Henrieta Cvangová, Juraj Krasnohorsky
Production company: Analog Vision [CZ]
Co-Production: Artichoke [SK], FAMU [CZ]

Supported by Czech FIlm Fund, Slovak Audiovisual Fund, Filmtalent Zlín Endowment Fund


Silent experimental short film by the award-winning Italian director Francesco Montagner (Brotherhood) shot on 16mm film by Slovak DOP Michal Babinec. Produced by Analog Vision (Veronika Kührová, Michal Kráčmer), co-produced by FAMU and Artichoke.


Under the burning sun, a solitary bull awaits tireless, whilst a man jumps deep into the darkest waters of his persona, in their common attempt to defeat death.

Selected for the Concorso corti di autore at the 75th Locarno Film Festival