After young Mara gives birth to Ivan, a chain of unexpected and nerve wrecking events begins. Ivan’s father Rok, a married businessman whom Mara obsessively loves, is missing. When she finds out that Rok is accused of a white-collar crime, she gets brutally beaten by his wife’s cronies. Mara and Rok manage to get together, but Mara finds herself in an impossible situation when she has to choose between her lover and her child.
CAST & CREW
Janez Burger, Melina Pota Koljević, Srdjan Koljević, Aleš Čar
Director of Photography
Maruša Majer, Matjaz Tribuson, Nataša Barbara Gračner.
Janez Burger, director and screenwriter, graduated in Film and TV Directing from the FAMU (CZ). He opened his own theatre group Burgerteater in 1997. Burgerteater produced theatre shows as well as more than 100 theatre improvisations. In 1997, he shot his first full-length feature film Idle Running, which received 20 awards and was screened in more than 60 festivals. Together with director Jan Cvitković he founded a production company, Staragara, in 2003, and he produced Jan Cvitkovic’s award-winning film Gravehopping. Janez Burger’s film Curcus Fantasticus (production Staragara) was critically acclaimed and internationally screened in various festivals. He lives and works in Ljubljana.
Televizni mikroscena (1993, short), Samota (1994, short), Idle Running (1999), Ruins (2004), On the Sunny Side of the Alps (2008, short), Circus Fantasticus (2011), Priletni parazit ali kdo je Marko Brecelj? (2013, doc.), Sprava (2014, short), Driving School (2014), First 10: Remake (2016, doc.), Ivan (2017).