Irena, lahko noč

Goodnight, Irene

  • Documentary Film
  • 72’
  • 2017
  • Slovenia

An extraordinary love story of Irena and Avguštin Maučec from Turinšče, a village in the region of Prekmurje, Slovenia. In the 1990s, soon after their wedding Irena and Avguštin had a bad car accident that left Irena with a serious brain injury. Failing to wake up, she was given up on by the doctors to die a slow death. Avguštin would not agree: he took her home and has since been giving her selfless care. After years of battling the healthcare system, he decided at the age of 40 to study law. He is now about to take his bar exams, and find a job to be able to take proper care of Irena.

Director Miha Možina
Cast Irena Mavčec, Avguštin Mavčec
Awards 1 award
Credits order

Writing

screenwriter

Direction

director
co-director

Production

producer

Cinematography

director of photography

Editing

Production design

production designer

Costume design

costume designer

Sound design

sound designer
sound recordist

production

production
co-production
music performance
DOKUDOC Chosen
best documentary
2017

V filmu ne najdemo besede humanizem, izžareva pa ves čas pomoč človeku in človeštvu. Opaža se, da nekateri čutijo dilemo, da bi opustili ekstremno medicino in pustili naravi, da naredi svoje, drugi pa občudujejo Avgustinovo moč, požrtvovalnost in vztrajnost. Tako humanitarnost ni samo parola, ampak jo globoko občutimo. Film vliva upanje v človeštvo.

Mako Sajko, član žirije 2019

Alternative title
Goodnight, Irene (english)
Irena, lahko noč (slovenian)
Production countries
Slovenia
Technical data
Aspect ratio
1,77:1 (16:9)
Duration and length
72 minutes
Colour
Colour
Sound
stereo
Screening formats
digital DCP
Budget

All financial information is obtained from official sources. I.e. producers or organizations which provided the financial support.

Budget estimate
113,410 EUR
Grants
17,100 EUR
public call / Project Development
2016

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