Beneath her Window- the First Slovenian Film at the London Film Festival

26. October 2004
The feature film "Beneath Her Window" by the director and screenwriter Metod Pevec is, after its international premiere at the film festival in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, still a very sought after film; it keeps touring the festivals and it is, at the same time, making its way into foreign theatres and the regular cinema distribution.
Sarajevo, Umei (Sweden), Ghent (Belgium) and Warsaw (Poland); and it had its Asian premiere in October at the very resounding and the most important film festival in this part of the world, in the South Korean Pusan. From 20 October and 5 November the 48th International Film Festival in London, which is among the most important film festival events in the world, is to take place. This festival is not competitive in nature, but has a long tradition. "Beneath Her Window" is the first Slovenian film since the Slovenian independence to be shown at this festival. You can find out more about the film and the London festival at "Beneath Her Window" is also getting excellent reviews in the international press; among others Eddie Cockrell, a critic of the prestigious American film weekly newspaper Variety, also gave it an extraordinarily good review. At the same time the first arrangements for the distribution of the film abroad have been made; thus it is to be shown in the cinema distribution in Switzerland and the Netherlands, and the arrangements are still being made with the distributors from Belgium, Austria, Czech Republic and Sweden. The film "Beneath Her Window" was made in the co-production of Emotionfilm, RTV Slovenia and VPK and was financially supported by the Film Fund of the Republic of Slovenia and the Audiovisual Fund at the Ministry of Culture. Starring Polona Juh, Marijana Brecelj, Sasa Tabakoviæ, Robert Prebil in Zlatko Sugman. Director of photography: Ziga Koritnik; music: Aldo Kumar; editing: Janez Bricelj; set design: Katja Soltes; costumes design: Sabina Buzdon; sound design: Boris Romih.