16-11-2010

Distribution Award for Slovenian Film

By FNE Staff

Let Us Go Our Own Way by Slovenian director Miha Hocevar will receive a national Golden Roll Award, given to Slovene films that sell over 25,000 tickets in national distribution. Hocevar's family comedy has surpassed 30,000 admissions.

The film, about a scouting trip with comic consequences, was targeted at family audiences for age 5 and up. It received the Audience Award at the 13th Slovenian Film Festival and a best actor for Jurij Zrnec, who plays the comic scout leader.

The Golden Roll Award is given by the Association of Slovenian Filmmakers (www.drustvo-dsfu.si) and the national cinema operator Kolosej (www.kolosej.si). The film is distributed by Cinemania. Let Us Go our own Way had a record opening weekend for a Slovenian film, with over 18,000 admissions.

Let Us Go our own Way was produced by Vertigo/Emotionfilm (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) in cooperation with RTV Slovenia (www.rtvslo.si) and Viba Film (www.vibafilm.si), with funding from the Slovenian Film Fund (www.film-sklad.si).