Slovakia’s entry to the Academy Awards is an entertaining crime thriller hailed as the ‘spiritual cousin to The Sopranos’ (Screen Daily). Adam Krajňak is the head of a large family and also the principled boss of a gang smuggling cigarettes across the Slovak-Ukrainian border. The peaceful co-existence of these two worlds is threatened by the newly-secured border and a new product: narcotics. The failure of one of the transports triggers an avalanche of consequences that compels Adam to question his own boundaries, none of which he had planned on crossing until now.

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