• Student project

Plavanje

Swimming

  • Short Fiction Film
  • 24’
drama
  • 2014
  • Slovenia

Sanela, 12, is a good swimmer and wants to compete in a school swimming competition, but her period gets in the way. For her and her traditional Muslim family, menstruation is a major change in life. The film is about the religious and cultural gap between the West and Islam as experienced by children and youngsters growing up torn between the values of Western society of the spectacle, and Islamic tradition.

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Writing

screenwriter
screenwriter

Direction

director

Production

producer

Cinematography

director of photography

Music

music composer

Editing

film editor

Production design

production designer

Costume design

costume designer

Make-up

key make-up artist

Sound design

sound designer
production assistant
focus puller
Festival Award
best Slovenian film
2015

Plavanje prinaša slikovito zgodbo o trku dveh kultur, povedano skozi oči najstnice, razpete med življenjem v sodobnem zahodnem okolju ter verskimi pravili družine. Skozi odlično uprizoritev mlada glavna igralka upodablja univerzalno zgodbo o odraščanju.

Alternative title
Swimming (english)
Student project type
unspecified
Genres
drama
Production countries
Slovenia
Languages
slovenian
Technical data
Aspect ratio
1,77:1 // 16:9
Duration and length
24 minutes
Colour
Colour
Sound
stereo
Screening formats
digital DCP

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