11-09-2015

FNE at Slovenian Film Festival in Portoroz: Siska Deluxe

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PORTOROZ: Siska Deluxe by Jan Cvitkovičis competing at the Slovenian Film Festival in Portoroz. The 18th edition of the festival takes place from 15 to 20 September 2015.

The story revolves around three childhood friends who cannot seem to grow up completely, and who decide to open a pizzeria when one of them inherits a small commercial property. Cvitkovič, one of the most significant Slovenian directors of his generation, who received the Lion of the Future Award in Venice in 2001 for Bread and Milk (Vertigo, 2001) also wrote the script.

The main characters are played by non-professional actors: Žiga Födransberg, Marko Miladinović, David Furlan and Jana Prepeluh. Jure Černec is the DoP. Shooting took place in the summer of 2014.

The filmis produced by Andrej Štritof and Aleš Pavlin through Perfo Production in cooperation with Czech's Evolution Films and Macedonia's Kino Oko. The total budget was 1,038,380 EUR, Aleš Pavlin told FNE. The project was supported by the Slovenian Film Center with 515,000 EUR and also by the Czech Film Fund and the Macedonian Film Agency.

Siska Deluxe will be released in the Slovenian cinemas on 29 October 2015 by Fivia. Jan Cvitkovič is currently working on his next feature Our Family (Perfo Production),

Production Information:

Perfo d.o.o.
Trg mladinskih delovnih brigad 4
1000 Ljubljana
SI – Slovenia
Phone: +386 1 232 14 68
Fax: +386 1 232 14 69
www.perfo.si 
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Evolution Films Ltd.
Senovážné náměstí­ 10
11000 Prague 1, Czech Republic
Phone: +420 222 240 770
www.evolutionfilms.cz 
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Kino oko Production
Nobelova 12/a
1000 Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Phone: +389 2 32 22 478
Fax: +389 2 32 13 643
www.kinooko.com.mk 
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Credits:
Director: Jan Cvitkovič
Screenwriter: Jan Cvitkovič
DoP: Jure Černec
Editor: Dafne Jemeršić
Production Designers: Vasja Kokelj, Ivan Bartling
Costume Designer: Emil Cerar, Žaklina Krstevska
Make-up artists: Anja Godina, Goran Ignjatovski
Composer: Aleksander Pešut - Schatzi
Sound Designer: Lukáš Moudrý
Cast: Žiga Födransberg, Marko Miladinović, David Furlan, Jana Prepeluh, Marjuta Slamič, Aleksander Rusić, Marijana Brecelj, Petre Arsovski, Gala Kovač Mljač