At Full Throttle

The story of a life of struggle in a region left behind by the country’s transition to market economy.

The main protagonist is a divorced yet determined and dogged, fighting-against-the-odds quinquagenarian ex-miner Jaroslav whose health has thwarted his lifelong dream to become a racing driver. A new relationship with his childhood love Jitka brings frustrated Jaroslav new hope for his personal life as well as his auto racing dream: Jitka is an excellent driver who could hardly find a better mentor and mechanic than Jaroslav. Nevertheless, Jaroslav cannot get away from his past and the shape of his new hope remains uncertain.


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  • At Full Throttle
  • Directed by Miro Remo
  • Cinematography: Martin Chlpík, Miro Remo
  • Producers: Vít Janeček – D1film, Miro Remo – Arsy-Versy (SK)
  • Co-producers: Věra Krincvajová – Czech TV (CZ), Ondrej Starinský – Radio and TV of Slovakia
  • Support: Audiovisual Fund (SK), The Czech Film Fund (CZ)
  • The project was consulted at the editing workshop Dok.incubator CZ 2020
  • Status: released
  • Karlovy Vary IFF 2021 (CZ), main competition
    Cinematik, Piestany 2021 (SK), Best documentary Award
    Bergamo film meeting festival, Bergamo 2022 (IT), official selection
    DOK.fest München, Munich 2022 (D), official selection
    Niesse film festival, Belin 2022 (D), Special mention of the jury
    Krakow film festival, Krakow 2022 (PL), official selection
    Syracuse international film festival 2022 (USA), main award for doc
    FrontDoc IDFF, Aosta 2022 (It), official selection

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