Films

Ivan

Ivan

International Premiere

Synopsis

Director

After young Mara gives birth to Ivan, a chain of unexpected and nerve wrecking events begins. Ivan’s father Rok, a married businessman whom Mara obsessively loves, is missing. When she finds out that Rok is accused of a white-collar crime, she gets brutally beaten by his wife’s cronies. Mara and Rok manage to get together, but Mara finds herself in an impossible situation when she has to choose between her lover and her child.

On the background of a corrupted world, a rough and thrilling drama about the dilemma of taking the wrong choices

Janez Burger

director and screenwriter, graduated in Film and TV directing from the FAMU (CZ). He opened his own theatre group Burgerteater in 1997. Burgerteater produced theater shows as well as more than 100 theatre improvisations. In 1997 he shoots his first full-length feature film IDLE RUNNING, which received 20 awards and has been screened at more than 60 festivals. Together with director Jan Cvitkovič he found a production company STARAGARA in 2003, and he was a producer of Jan Cvitkovič's awardwinning film GRAVEHOPPING. Janez Burger’s film CIRCUS FANTASTICUS (production STARAGARA) was
critically acclaimed and internationally screened in various festivals. He lives and works in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Filmography

  • IVAN | 2017 | Fiction | 95 minDRIVING SCHOOL | 2014 | Fiction | 79 minTHE ELDERLY PARASITE OR WHO IS MARKO BRECELJ? | 2013 | Documentary | 84 minCIRCUS FANTASTICUS / SILENT SONATA | 2010 | Fiction | 75 minON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE ALPS | 2007 | Short Fiction | 15 minRUINS | 2004 | Fiction | 100 minIDLE RUINS | 1999 | Fiction | 90 min

Schedule

27.11.2017
21:00 - 22:55
Tallinn, 
Coca-Cola Plaza
Hall 3
Subtitles: ENG
Screening code: 110202
Guests (3)
Sold out
Movie guests:  Cast Maruša Majer, Director Janez Burger, Producer Miha Černec
28.11.2017
18:45 - 20:40
Tallinn, 
Coca-Cola Plaza
Hall 8
Subtitles: ENG
Screening code: 120502
Guests (2)
Sold out
Movie guests:  Producer Miha Černec, Director Janez Burger
01.12.2017
22:00 - 23:35
Tallinn, 
Coca-Cola Plaza
Hall 3
Subtitles: ENG
Screening code: 150203
Sold out
Screenings with guests might end later than expected.

Programme

Panorama

Film info

Countries: Slovenia, Croatia
Year: 2017
Duration: 95 minutes
Languages: Slovenian, Italian
Director: Janez Burger
Producer: Miha Černec
Writers: Janez Burger, Srdjan Koljevic, Melina Pota Koljevic, Aleš Car
DOP: Marko Brdar
Montage: Miloš Kalusek
Cast: Marusa Majer, Matjaz Tribuson, Natasa Barbara Gracner,
Productions: Staragara, RTV Slovenija, Propeler film - Zagreb, Tramal films

Synopsis

Director

After young Mara gives birth to Ivan, a chain of unexpected and nerve wrecking events begins. Ivan’s father Rok, a married businessman whom Mara obsessively loves, is missing. When she finds out that Rok is accused of a white-collar crime, she gets brutally beaten by his wife’s cronies. Mara and Rok manage to get together, but Mara finds herself in an impossible situation when she has to choose between her lover and her child.

On the background of a corrupted world, a rough and thrilling drama about the dilemma of taking the wrong choices

Janez Burger

director and screenwriter, graduated in Film and TV directing from the FAMU (CZ). He opened his own theatre group Burgerteater in 1997. Burgerteater produced theater shows as well as more than 100 theatre improvisations. In 1997 he shoots his first full-length feature film IDLE RUNNING, which received 20 awards and has been screened at more than 60 festivals. Together with director Jan Cvitkovič he found a production company STARAGARA in 2003, and he was a producer of Jan Cvitkovič's awardwinning film GRAVEHOPPING. Janez Burger’s film CIRCUS FANTASTICUS (production STARAGARA) was
critically acclaimed and internationally screened in various festivals. He lives and works in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Filmography

  • IVAN | 2017 | Fiction | 95 minDRIVING SCHOOL | 2014 | Fiction | 79 minTHE ELDERLY PARASITE OR WHO IS MARKO BRECELJ? | 2013 | Documentary | 84 minCIRCUS FANTASTICUS / SILENT SONATA | 2010 | Fiction | 75 minON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE ALPS | 2007 | Short Fiction | 15 minRUINS | 2004 | Fiction | 100 minIDLE RUINS | 1999 | Fiction | 90 min