Freedom under Load

Pavol Bàrabaš

Slovakia / 2016 / 58' / Italian premiere


For porters in the High Tatras the job represents an extreme lifestyle choice, demanding that they face storms and blizzards, carrying enormous loads on their backs with astonishing determination. Paradoxically, it is precisely through this battle with adversity that they manage to find a form of tranquillity that makes their efforts similar to a spiritual exercise.

Official website


Pavol Bàrabaš

Born in 1959, he has made numerous films dedicated to the mountains and filmed in extreme conditions, with the intent of documenting the possibility of adapting to prohibitive situations. His works include Suri (2015), Live for Passion (2014) and The Polarman (2014).


Language: Slovak

Subtitles: Italian

Utilizziamo i cookie per essere sicuri che tu possa avere la migliore esperienza sul nostro sito.