Film and video production



4 RGenre: romantic drama
Duration: 104 min
Year: 2001
Screenplay: Miran Zupanič
Director: Miran Zupanič
Cast: Marko Mandić, Katarina Stegnar, Primož Bezjak, Mateja Pucko, Aljoša Koltak…





Kovac and Dara are a boy and a girl who had a troubled childhood. They end up in a borstal and get attached to each other only to be separated one day. Ten years later, now in their late teens, they meet again. Kovac is a gangleader and after  various misdemeanours of his gang amount to an accidental felony, his and Dara’s paths cross again. Dara has been living a lonely and secluded life where reality often gave way to her dreams. Reunited, they both see this as an opportunity to brak away from the past and find happiness together.



Screenplay: Miran Zupanič
Director: Miran Zupanič
Director of Photography: Radovan Čok
Editor: Stanko Kostanjevec
Composer: Urban Koder
Sound Recordist: Marjan Cimperman
Sound Designer: Damijan Kunej
Production Designer: Matjaž Pavlovec
Costume Designer: Alan Hranitelj
Make-up Artist: Mirjam Kavčič
Producer: Franci Zajc


Kovač Marko Mandić
Dara Katarina Stegnar
Bik Primož Bezjak
Kobra Mateja Pucko
Bambi Aljoša Koltak
Young Kovač Janko Mandić
Young Dara Jutra Škamperle
Headmaster Milan Vodopivec
Housekeeper Miloš Batelino
Elvira Ljerka Belak
Emil Silvester Božič
Izet Zijah A. Sokolović
Greengrocer Bojan Emeršič
Martin Tone Kuntner
Ballerina Vlado Novak
Connector Tarek Rashid
Madona Barbara Vidovič
Car Matija Vastl
Driver Dario Varga
Nosan David Čeh
Heckler Branko Završan
Koch Branko Šturbej
Reporter Justin Jauk

Miran Zupanič

Born in 1961. He graduated in law and film and television directing from University of Ljubljana, employed as a senior lecturer in film directing at the Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television.

Selected filmography:

1986 – In the Head – students’ short film, Metod Badjura Award for overall quality for students’ films
1988 – The Red Violin, students’ documentary film presented upon graduation. Honourably mentioned for the most inventive script and direction at the Festival in Neum
1990 – Operation Cartier, television feature film, Audience Award at the Slovenian Film Marathon in 1991, the 1992 Circom Regional Grand Prix for Fiction, and the 1992 Circom Regional Award for Best Direction.
1993 – The Eyes of Bosnia, documentary film, Bronze Metod Badjura Award
1995 – Radio.doc, television feature film, First prize at the competition for scripts for television drama, Golden Metod Badjura Award


RTV Slovenia

Technical services
Film studio Viba Film


Slovenian Film Fund


A.G. Market
Technical data
Format: 35 mm; 1:1,66, 25/fps, color
Dolby sr

Festivals and awards

•    Festival of Slovenian Film, Portorož 2001, Slovenia
Award for Best Picture
Award for Best Production Design
•    48th Pula Film Festival, June 2001, Croatia
•    VIII International Film Festival Palić, July 2001, Palić, Yugoslavia
•    16th Umea International Film Festival, September 2001, Sweden
•    Retrospective of Slovenian film in  Kino Arri, November 2001, Munich, Germany

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