Čikorja an' kafe

Chicory 'n' Coffe

  • Short Animated Film
  • 8’
children
  • 2008
  • Slovenia

This animated film, based on the song by Iztok Mlakar, follows the story of a simple peasant couple from their wedding to their death. The main thread of the story is a tiny deceit throughout their whole life, the wife has prepared a cheap coffee substitute (chicory) instead of real coffee for her husband. The husband, who is a brute and misanthrope, never sees through her deception, although everyone else knows. For him, the swill tastes better than the best coffee. A simple story about how we are unable to show our loved ones that we love them until it is too late.

Director Dušan Kastelic
Awards 1 award

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Vesna Award
best animated film
2008

Vsekakor eden nespornih vrhuncev festivala, eden največjih dosežkov slovenske animacije in kratkega filma sploh. Z neverjetno natančnostjo in občutkom pove preprosto zgodbo, polno grenko sladke resnice. Z uporabo najmodernejše tehnike animacije se brez sramu postavi ob bok največjim in najbogatejšim studijem. Iz njegovega vrhunskega filma čikorja zadiši kot kafe. V imenu gledalcev se tudi mi zahvaljujemo avtorjevi soprogi za večletno potrpežljivost.

Alternative title
Chicory 'n' Coffe (english)
Genres
children
Production countries
Slovenia
Technical data
Duration and length
8 minutes / 219 meters
Colour
Colour
Negative format
film 35mm
Screening formats
film 35mm

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