The Slovenian Girl

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  • SI, HR, DE, RS, MK
  • 2009
  • 87'
  • 35 mm
  • color
  • slovenian
  • Orig. Title: Slovenka

Alexandra, a 23-year-old student from a broken home, is about to start writing her thesis. Nobody close to her is aware that Alexandra runs personal ads under the nickname “The Slovenian Girl” and that prostitution is her secret source of income. Alexandra, who is very good at manipulating people, is an accomplished liar and a petty thief who hates her mother.

Director
Damjan Kozole
Screenplay
Damjan Kozole, Ognjen Sviličić, Matevž Luzar
Cinematography
Aleš Belak
Editing
Andrija Zafranović, Jurij Moškon
Art Direction
Maja Moravec
Costume Design
Zora Stančić
Music
Silence
Cast
Nina Ivanišin, Peter Musevski, Primož Pirnat, Maruša Kink, Uroš Furst, Aljoša Kovačič, Dejan Spasić, Andrej Murenc
Producers
Danijel Hočevar, Anita Juka
Production
Vertigo / Emotionfilm (SI), u koprodukciji s 4Film (HR), Neue Mediopolis Film (DE), Filmska kuća Baš Čelik (RS), Krug Films (MK)

Damjan Kozole (1964) is one of the most prominent Slovenian film directors. His feature film Spare Parts (2003) premiered in Official Competition of the Berlin International Film Festival and has subsequently won several awards and been released theatrically in around 15 states, including UK and USA. Since then, he directed feature films Labour Equals Freedom (2004) and Forever (2008) that premiered at International Film Festival Rotterdam.

Croatian film catalogue