Dolina miru

Valley of Peace

  • Fiction Film
  • 86’
drama, war
  • 1956
  • Yugoslavia (Slovenia)

It's the story of two war orphans, a German girl named Lottie and a Slovene boy named Marko, who escape from a town which has been bombed, in search of "a valley where there is no war". Marko who is a few years older thinks that this is probably the place where he used to go for holidays at his uncle's and so they bravely set up, retreating from the German soldiers. Jim, a black American pilot, wh

It's the story of two war orphans, a German girl named Lottie and a Slovene boy named Marko, who escape from a town which has been bombed, in search of "a valley where there is no war". Marko who is a few years older thinks that this is probably the place where he used to go for holidays at his uncle's and so they bravely set up, retreating from the German soldiers. Jim, a black American pilot, who parachuted from a plane that had been shut down joins them at the river. They continue the journey together and finally reach the place of peace the boy knows. However, "the valley of peace" is attacked by the Germans and the pilot is killed. The children run away in despair and continue their search.

Writing

adaptation
adaptation
adaptation
screenwriter
dialogues

Direction

director
co-director

Cinematography

director of photography

Music

music composer

Editing

film editor

Production design

production designer

Costume design

costume designer

Make-up

key make-up artist
assistant director
assistant director
script supervisor/continuity
line producer
production manager
production manager
production manager
assistant production designer
key sound technician
camera operator
camera operator
camera operator
camera operator
stills photographer
assistant editor
conductor

production

production
music performance
film stage
laboratory
restoration
(2016)
Prešeren Award
best directing
1962

Za režijo filmov Dolina miru, Deveti krog in Balada o trobenti in oblaku.

Male Role Award
best actor/actress
1957
Special Diploma
best leading role
1956
Arena Golden Medal
best leading role
1956
Arena Award
best production design
1956
Arena Award with a Golden Medal
best music/score
1956
Special Diploma
best child performace
1956
Arena Golden Medal
best child performace
1956
Belgrade, Serbia
2016
Slovenian film reetrospective
2011
Official Selection
1957
Premiere
23.07.1956, Yugoslavia
Alternative title
Valley of Peace (english)
Genres
drama, war
Production countries
Yugoslavia (Slovenia)
Languages
english, german, slovenian
Technical data
Aspect ratio
1,37:1 Academy
Duration and length
86 minutes / 2359 meters
Sound
mono
Negative format
film 35mm
Screening formats
film 35mm
digital Blu-ray
digital DCP
Availabilities
Availabilities
The Slovenian Film Archive

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