Šimon Holý

22. 8. 2021
7 min
  • English

Šimon Holý for KVIFF.TV: Colour sparks a variety of opinions.

Czech director and musician Šimon Holý was in the running in East of the West competition at 55th KVIFF with his debut Mirrors in the Dark. Holý, who is the film’s director, producer, music composer and producer in one, says its plot was inspired by a real event in his own personal life. He also explains why he opted to film in black and white, why he was so sure his lead actress was right for the part and why a story set in the world of dance contains references to female heroines from stage dramas.

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