Slovenian-Czech Oroslan to premiere in Locarno

17 July 2019

Czech Film

Slovenian-Czech Oroslan to premiere in Locarno

Czech Film

Slovenian-Czech Oroslan to premiere in Locarno

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The directorial debut of Matjaž Ivanišin will have its world premiere in the competition section Concorso Cineasti del presente of 72nd Locarno Festival, taking place August 7 - 17.

The story begins, when a man known as Oroslan dies. The news quickly spreads through a little village, causing grief and emotion. Later on, actions become words and words become stories. In order to overcome the sorrow and restore the natural flow of life, the villagers start sharing their memories about Oroslan, re-creating his image through their tales.

Oroslan is a Slovenian-Czech co-production, with Staragara producing on the Slovenian side and i/o post on the Czech side. The film was supported by the Czech Film Fund with the amount of 31 373 EUR. The sales and festivals are handled by Italian Slingshot Films.

The film has been selected for Concorso Cineasti del presente, which is reserved for first and second full-length features over 60 minutes. This section offers a selection of films as world or international premieres, ranging from documentary to fiction and including the most hybrid and up-to-date forms of cinematic creativity.

The Locarno Film Festival, established in 1946, aims to promote arthouse cinema of artistic merit; to provide a showcase for major new films of the year from around the world; to take stock, in its competitive sections, of the new perspectives of filmmaking expression, concentrating especially on such new film directors and industries as command international attention.

 

Films

Oroslan

When a man known as Oroslan dies, the news quickly spreads through a little village, causing grief and emotion. Later on, actions become words and words become stories. In order to overcome the sorrow and restore the natural flow…

Year

2019

Type

Fiction

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