Slovak filmmaker Martin ulík s striking debut feature is a rich and complex coming-of-age story set against a background of political upheaval and a country in the throws of transformation and revolution.
Simon, a young student, is drawn into a relationship with an older couple, Maria and Viktor, the dynamics of which veer between passion and cruelty. Simon finds himself caught in a love/hate triangle he does not fully comprehend, the key to which is linked to the dark secrets of their past.
Analysing human relations in the early years of post-communism, Tenderness presents a world still profoundly affected by the moral corruption characteristic of the years of following the Soviet invasion of 1968.
BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS
Tenderness (Neha) (1990) presented from the new 2K restoration of the film from original materials supervised by the Slovak Film Institute and approved by the director.
On Tenderness (2020) - a new documentary on the film and its legacy.
Hurá (1989) - Martin ulík s acclaimed short film.
Booklet featuring new writing on the film by author Peter Hames.
Region free Blu-ray (A/B/C)
1.0 Mono LPCM audio (48k/24-bit)
World premiere on Blu-ray