The Price of a Story

A rich Czech tourist and his translator come to an Inuit shaman – an Angakkoq. The meeting, arranged at a local museum, is to discuss a legendary encounter between the Angakkoq’s ancestors with the ancestors of the Czech tourist. The foreigner is willing to pay a lot of money for the story. The shaman’s evocative narration brings to life a fictional story from the time of the first Christian missionaries in Greenland. This short film about the clash of different cultures and mentalities is the first Czech-Greenlandic co-production.

  • Czech Republic, Greenland
  • 2024, 16 min
  • Director: Lukáš Masner
  • Director of photography: David Heilmann Ottosen
  • Editor: Libos Alexa
  • Screenplay: Vít Poláček
  • Music: Kjartan Holm, Sindri Már Sigfússon
  • Sound: Jakub Trš
  • Cast: Viktor Zavadil, Miki Jacobsen, Kim Jakobsen
  • Coproduction: KGH Productions (Greenland), Films & Chips (Czech Republic), Uilu Stories (Greenland)
  • Producer: Radim Procházka
  • Production: Kuli Film

29.2. 17:45 Praha | Světozor Velký sál
2.3. 17:30 Praha | Kino Pilotů

Lukáš Masner

Lukáš Masner

Lukáš Masner studied the theory and history of drama at Palacký University in Olomouc. During this time, he shot several amateur films, including ​Hvězda padá na hubu (A Star Is Falling on Its Face, 2013) and Víra našich otců (Faith of Our Fathers, 2011). He did cinematography for the historical drama Saint Sebastian’s Cry and is currently working on the feature-length film V bouři a větrech (In the Storm and Winds).