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Sladke sanje (2001)

Egon Vittori (Janko Mandic) is thirteen years old and does not have a record player. It is the beginning of the seventies and Yugoslavia seems to be the land of prosperity. Goods are being ... See full summary »

Director:

Saso Podgorsek

Writer:

Miha Mazzini (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Janko Mandic Janko Mandic ... Egon Vittori
Veronika Drolc Veronika Drolc ... Mather
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Iva Babic Iva Babic ... Cousin
Gregor Bakovic Gregor Bakovic ... Roman the hippy (as Grega Bakovic)
Neda Bric Neda Bric ... Red Cross lady
Natasa Burger ... Tone's mum
Joze Hrovat Joze Hrovat ... Aunt's husband (as Joze Horvat)
Davor Janjic Davor Janjic ... Record salesman
Olga Kacjan Olga Kacjan ... Vinko's widow (as Olga Kacijan)
Magdalena Kropiunig Magdalena Kropiunig ... Lepoticka
Barbara Levstik Barbara Levstik ... Slovene teacher
Miha Mazzini Miha Mazzini ... Vinko's friend
Milena Muhic Milena Muhic ... Ticket salesman
Josef Nadj Josef Nadj ... Unkle Vinko
Radko Polic Radko Polic ... Lawyer
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Egon Vittori (Janko Mandic) is thirteen years old and does not have a record player. It is the beginning of the seventies and Yugoslavia seems to be the land of prosperity. Goods are being imported from the West, and these include American music, films and fashion. Everybody but Egon owns a record player. Finding his path among his family members, hippie owners of music records, schoolmates, teachers, communists and dissidents. Egon gets his record player in the end. And grows up somewhere along the way. Written by (Slovenian film fund)

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1970s | cinema | motherhood | See All (3) »

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Drama

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Official Sites:

Miha Mazzini

Country:

Slovenia

Language:

Slovenian

Release Date:

30 March 2001 (Slovenia) See more »

Also Known As:

Sweet Dreams See more »

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Ars Media, RTV Slovenija See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Testament to a lost world...
20 December 2004 | by AutonomeSee all my reviews

An authentic, slice of life type of film which serves as a document of a world which has largely disappeared. It also serves as a testament to known, institutional child abuse which to this day has not been brought to justice; and ordinary people who are corrupted every day in the demeaning, oppressive struggle to survive in the former regime.

A complete and unbiased presentation of the reality of the day. It is at the same time humorous, horrible, inspiring and depressing.

The cinematography, like many Slovenian films, is striking, classical, yet subtle. A soviet or eastern traditional film style with a modern polish that is a very satisfying contrast to Hollywood.

I saw this film at the NSK State in Time/Slovene Avant Garde exhibit in Seattle, November, 2004.

Thank You, Miha.


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