PORTOROZ: Blaž Završnik’s second feature Juliet and Alfa Romeo is competing at the Slovenian Film Festival in Portoroz. The 18th edition of the festival takes place from 15 to 20 September 2015.
Tilen, a handsome high school student, swears to be forever faithful hoping that his girlfriend will sleep with him, but a sequence of tragic events turns his world upside down. He will start believing he is under a spell which puts his life in jeopardy and prevents him from having a relationship with the girl of his dreams. The main characters are played by the young talents Dario Nozic Serini, Jan Gerl Korenc, Spela Colja and Katja Skofic. Lev Predan Kowarski is the DoP.
The film is produced by Andrej Štritof and Aleš Pavlin through Perfo Production with a total budget of 526,254 EUR. TV Slovenija is supporting with an amount of 400,000 EUR, Aleš Pavlin told FNE.
Blaž Završnik's debut feature, Sailing to Paradise (Sever&Sever d.o.o., 2014) was ranked the third domestic title in the Slovenian box office in 2014.
Juliet and Alfa Romeo will be released by Fivia in the Slovenian cinemas immediately after its festival premiere on 17 September 2015.
CreditsDirector: Blaž ZavršnikScreenwriters: Dimitrije Vojnov, Danilo Bečković, Blaž Završnik, Andrej ZupanecDoP: Lev Predan KowarskiEditor: Andrej NagodeProduction Designer: Maja MoravecCostume Designer: Katja HrobatMake up: Špela VebleComposer: GramatikSound Designer: Boštjan Kačičnik
Cast: Dario Nožić Serini, Jan Gerl Korenč, Špela Colja, Katja Škofic, Andrej Nahtigal, Ana Dolinar