My Dog Killer
My Dog Killer

My Dog Killer

Director Mira Fornay

Production year 2013

Length 90min.

Country Slovakia/Czech Republic


A one day drama of eighteen year old Marek living near Slovak - Moravian border with his dad and with his racist friends - hooligans, however Marek’s best friend is only his dog. Marek’s life is shaken up when he discovers the secret of his lost mother Marika.


Hivos Tiger Award | Rotterdam IFF, Netherlands, 2013

Best Director | Vilnius IFF, Lithuania, 2013


Mira Fornay
Mira Fornay



Juraj Buzalka, Viktor Schwarcz, Mira Fornay


Mira Fornay

Director of Photography

Tomáš Sysel

Production designer

Adam Pitra


Ján Ravasz


Hedvika Hansalová


Adam Mihál,Marián Kuruc,Irena Bendová,Libor Filo…

Production company(ies)


Mira Fornay

Born 1977, Bratislava, Czechoslovakia. Her first feature, Little Foxes premiered in the International Critic’s Week competition during the 2009 Venice IFF and she traveled for it during top world festivals such as Pusan, Warsaw, Stockholm, Rotterdam, Seattle and many others. Mira received several awards for Little Foxes in Slovakia such as The Best Young Filmmaker for 2008-2009 awarded by Slovak Film and TV Academy, Slovak Film Critics’ Award for 2010 and the prize for The Most Talented Filmmaker under the age of 35 awarded by Tatra bank in 2010. With My Dog Killer she won the best script in Slovakia Awards of Tibor Vichta 2009 and the project was selected at Berlinale co-production market 2010 and as well won the honorable mentioning at Agora work in Progress meetings of the Thessaloniki IFF, 2012.


Small Untold Things (2002, short), Little Foxes (2009), My Dog Killer (2013).

FILMS 2013