LJUBLJANA: Slovenian writer and director Sonja Prosenc presents her feature film debut The Tree in Potoroz at the national Slovenian Film Festival running 10-14 September 2014.
The Tree stars Katarina Stegnar in an ethnic Albanian film on the topic of blood feud and a family that finds its safety only behind the walls of their own house.
Prosenc, a graduate in Journalism and cultural Studies, is a founder of the film production house MONOO. She is an alumna of the Sarajevo and Berlinale Talent Campus and was selected to TorinoFilmLab. Her previous credits include short films and a full length documentary, Man with a Raven.
The Tree was realized with a total budget of 480,000 EUR with 228,000 EUR financed by the Slovenian Film Center and technical support provided by film studio Viba Film. The film was developed in cooperation with EAVE and Baltic Event.
Production Company: Zavod Mono OCo-Producers: Radiotelevizija Slovenia, Nuframe, StaragaraCo-funding: Slovenian Film Centerhttp://www.monoo.si/The_tree.html
Producer: Rok Sečen, Sandra Ržen, Sonja ProsencDirector: Sonja ProsencScreenwriter: Sonja Prosenc, Mitja LičenComposer: Janez DovčFilm Editor: Miloš KalusekSound Designer: Julij ZornikProduction Designer: Vasja KokeljCostume Designer: Emil CerarMake up: Mojca Gorogranc Petrushevska, Lija IvančičCast: Katarina Stegnar, Jernej Kogovšek, Lukas Matija Rosas Uršič, Saša Pavlin Stošić, Suad Fazli, Osmani Valdet