Czech Republic. 2019. 25 min
Eighteen year old Maria strives to stand on her own feet. She lives with her boyfriend but secretly works as a sugarbaby, providing company to older men. The film explores the theme of closeness as a commodity, in a society where capitalist principles rub off onto personal relationships.
Tereza Vejvodová studied Film Directing at Film Academy Of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU). She directs her projects and also is a scriptwriter. Her short film A Part (2017) was nominated for the Magnesia Award by the Czech Film and Television Academy and was featured in the National Competition at Prague Short Film Festival.
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