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Films From Slovenia

Adrian and his mother are enjoying a seaside holiday when the dynamic between them is forever changed by his mother's liaison with a handsome stranger. ... Read more
Based on a short story by Russian playwright Maxim Gorky, Boles is a stop-motion animation about an author suffering writer's block. When his neighbour asks him to write a letter for her fiancé, he discovers something unusual. ... D Špela Čadež P Špela ... Read more
The harsh reality of loneliness is hidden under the routine of daily life. A single woman living in a perfectly furnished flat fantasizes about living with her boyfriend. Her fantasies turn into illusions which are in turn shattered by the reality of routine. The only resolution to the cycle is a ... Read more
The recipient of 15 International film awards, Idle Running is a comic drama about Dizzy, a veteran student stranded halfway to adulthood. Watching TV, snoozing and boozing form Dizzy's routine—even laziness is beginning to bore him. His cycle of slothfulness is abruptly shattered when a new ... Read more
“You are a child, even when you're eighty.” - filmmaker Vlado Škafar ... Bringing down the curtain and coaxing the true essence of human nature from his subjects, documentary filmmaker Vlado Škafar pens a candid study of beliefs, feelings and moments from the lives of ordinary ... Read more
Every morning is the same. The only thing which breaks the monotony of this lonely man's life are his extraordinarily vivid dreams. Through repetition and montage, the filmmaker creates a powerful tension between the main character's fantasy life and the mundane world of routine from which he can ... Read more
"Now all my teachers are dead except silence." - W.S. Merwin ... A man lives with his children in a half-demolished house in the middle of a warzone. His wife has been killed by a grenade and he fears for the lives of his children. But instead of an approaching army, a wandering circus stops by and ... Read more
Sarajevo, 1994. In a besieged tunnel connecting ordinary folk to the outside world, a mixed amateur choir is called upon to save a pregnant, albeit ailing cow. However the group must also bond together to salvage something far greater—hope! Winner of the Golden Bear for Best Short Film ... Read more
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