FNE at Potoroz 2014: The Tree

The Tree by Sonja Prosenc The Tree by Sonja Prosenc

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 Credits:

Production Company: Zavod Mono O
Co-Producers: Radiotelevizija Slovenia, Nuframe, Staragara
Co-funding: Slovenian Film Center

Producer: Rok Sečen, Sandra Ržen, Sonja Prosenc
Director: Sonja Prosenc
Screenwriter: Sonja Prosenc, Mitja Ličen
Composer: Janez Dovč
Film Editor: Miloš Kalusek
Sound Designer: Julij Zornik
Production Designer: Vasja Kokelj
Costume Designer: Emil Cerar
Make up: Mojca Gorogranc Petrushevska, Lija Ivančič
Cast: Katarina Stegnar, Jernej Kogovšek, Lukas Matija Rosas Uršič, Saša Pavlin Stošić, Suad Fazli, Osmani Valdet