The breathtaking opening vistas of Personal Baggage, with a choral score to match, give fair but subliminal warning to the audience: this film will twist you and turn you. A talented but ...
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At night a city bus driver finds an abandoned baby near a stop. A divorced man comes to pick up his excited son for the weekend. A pretty doctor befriends a quadriplegic. Out of this ... See full summary »
Due to a weather problem a plane from Denmark is forced to land at the Slovene airport. Amongst the passengers, being taken to a hotel in Ljubljana, is a quiet, beautiful young Danish girl ... See full summary »
Natasa Barbara Gracner
Three friends embark on a road trip like in high school, but things have changed - Gregor is going to war mission, Ziva is going to study abroad, while Andrej is still the same. There are secrets left unsaid. Can their friendship survive?
A comedy/drama about disillusionment, shame and the gap between the over educated, under employed millennials and their parents, who had high expectations for their kids and feel powerless ... See full summary »
Nineteen year old Minja, disappointed after the affair with a professor of drawing, left the provincial town and lives in a big city disparaging love. Encountering on Nenad, she changes under the influence of its own and love.
Driving home from a New Year's Eve party, Chief Inspector Taras Birsa notices a police car by the road. He stops, and inadvertently gets involved in an investigation of a brutal murder of a young woman.
Matej, born into a family of people with special needs tries to create a family of his own, but soon it all starts to collapse. The Family is a piece of cinéma vérité that covers a whole decade of Matej's attempts at living.
Relations between the students and the new teacher of German are extremely tense. When one female student commits suicide, her schoolmates blame the teacher for her death. An awareness that... See full summary »
Natasa Barbara Gracner,
After being sent to a youth detention centre, 18-year-old Andrej has to fight for his place within the group of inmates while getting closer to Zeljko, their informal leader, and struggling to keep his repressed secret in the dark.
Embittered widower, Ludvik, spends his nights transporting illegal refugees in his van from Croatia, across Slovenia, and into Italy. The young and inexperienced Rudi acts as his helpmate. ... See full summary »
The breathtaking opening vistas of Personal Baggage, with a choral score to match, give fair but subliminal warning to the audience: this film will twist you and turn you. A talented but spoilt young man smothered in the affection of his adoring mother and heedless of his aloof father; his grandfather, a benevolent but self-important patriarch; and his new girl-friend, a creature of voluptuous innocence wrestling with the torment of a dysfunctional home, are the central characters in this ensemble narrative of strained love and spiralling desire. The masterfully portrayed characters reveal the inexorable issues, or baggage, they bring with them, and ultimately their own baggage becomes a ruinous physical burden. The peripheral, chorus-like characters, including a reclusive painter and her friend, an unworldly man of the woods, provide their own touching story, but offer no redemption. And surrounding the entire film is the remote yet haunting presence of the Slovenian forests, which ...Written by
Director Janez Lapajne never uses a storyboard when he makes films. During filming he always decide then and there how events should be set up and viewed. He makes use of what the setting offers him in any given moment. See more »
The dead have to be buried.
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