80 minutes – Drama Language: English Release date: February 11, 2011 Production company: Punk Films Canadian distributor: Mongrel Media
Lina is 17 years old and lives in Toronto with her mother. For one week during the summer holidays she plans to visit her extended family in Modra, a small town in Slovakia. When Lina is dumped by her boyfriend she invites Leco instead, a cute boy from school. Not long after arriving in Modra, Lina and Leco discover they have little in common. To make matters worse, Lina’s family mistakenly assumes that a romance is afoot, setting off a chain reaction which leads to an explosion of repressed desire and confusion.
Modra is Ingrid Veninger’s first feature film as sole writer/producer/director. The cast is listed in order of appearance.
Hallie Switzer Hugh Mater Alexander Gammal Cyril Dugovic Elena Dugoviova Marta Dugoviova Branislav Dugovic Eva Mikytova Katka Pavlikova Jan Dugovic Lukas Pisecky Mathieu Chesneau Imrich Haluza Jozef Mikyta Zuzana Mikytova David Pesenti Daniel Horak Jozefina Ochabova Viliam Mikyta Martin Dugovic Marek Holec Michal Hlubovic Laura Slavikova Veronika Golierova Stanislav Dugovi Valentin Mikyta Imrich Dugovic Samuel Imrich Dugovic
Lina Tyler Leco Cousin Cirko Aunt Elenka Aunt Marta Cousin Branko Eva Katka Uncle Janko Horse Rider Magician Magician’s Friend Jozko Cousin Zuza Zuza’s Fiance Dankok Great Aunt Josefa Viliam Cousin Martin Mark Chess Friend Laura Veronika Aunt Josefa’s Son Valentin Uncle Imi Cousin Samko