Cigan

(Gipsy)

Czechia / Slovakia, 2011, 100min.
Romany/Slovak with English subtitles

Directed by Martin SulĂ­k
Produced by InFilm Praha
Starring: Miroslav Gulyas, Martina Kotlarova, Jan Mizigar

Adam, a boy from a Roma settlement in Eastern Slovakia, has only two joys in life: his training as a boxer and his girlfriend Julka. But when his father is killed under mysterious conditions, his mother marries her brother-in-law, the loan shark and thief Zigo. Adam's life changes from one day to the next. He suddenly grows up and does his best to protect his brothers from Zigo's influence. But his stepfather draws them into his dubious business and Adam finds himself more and more in conflict with the laws of his own community. Then, while arguing with Zigo, he realizes who is behind his father's death...