Šanghaj

Shanghai Gypsy

  • Fiction Film
  • 124’
drama, romantic
  • 2012
  • Slovenia, Croatia, Italy, Romania

Feature film Shanghai Gypsy is a love story. The main protagonists are members of the gypsy family Mirga. A story about four generations is narrated by Lutvija Belmondo Mirga. Lutvijais the central character of the film, a gypsy king, who decided to establish his own gypsy village. He names it Shanghai. Belmondo makes a living on smuggling and his power and influence grow large. He even gets local

Feature film Shanghai Gypsy is a love story. The main protagonists are members of the gypsy family Mirga. A story about four generations is narrated by Lutvija Belmondo Mirga. Lutvijais the central character of the film, a gypsy king, who decided to establish his own gypsy village. He names it Shanghai. Belmondo makes a living on smuggling and his power and influence grow large. He even gets local police and politics on his side and that helps him to become untouchable for law. But with the downfall of Yugoslavia, smuggling of goods is replaced by smuggling of the arms. Though lucrative, the business starts to threaten Belmondo’s personal life and he finds himself at the crossroads. Will he protect his own family or is he going to sacrifice his personal happiness for business ambitions? The King of Shanghai is the story about eternal longing for happiness; it is the story about love and family ties, in which tears are intertwined with laughs. The story is set in times of the downfall of Yugoslavia, in times when many people had forgotten that beauty of life actually lies in small things.

Director Marko Naberšnik
Cast Visar Vishka, Asli Bayram, Senad Bašić
Awards 3 awards
Credits order
Lutvija Belmondo Mirga
Amanda
Ujaš Mirga
Phirav Pao
granny Rajka
granpa Jorga
Gabrijel Galič
Sulij Bajraktarij
Jože Sfiligoj
Polde Šeruga
young Belmondo
Belmondova sestra 1
Belmondova sestra 2
Belmondova sestra 3
Dono Mirga
Speranza Mirga
Fedelita Mirga
Šerif Salkanović
Mufti Salkanović
Šejlo Salkanović
Semir Salković
Grga Tomić
Dragan Kovačević
Donatello
Giovanni
Salvatore
teacher #1
teacher #2
singer at the night club
Štefan Hozjan
detective
customs officer
headmaster
dark haired beauty
Fadili Hodžić
little Dono
Alphabetical order
journalist #3
(voice)
journalist #1
(voice)
prosecutor
(voice)
journalist #2
(voice)

Writing

based on the book by
(roman: Nedotakljivi)
screenwriter

Direction

director

Production

producer
executive producer

Cinematography

director of photography

Music

music composer
music supervisor
(archival music)

Editing

film editor

Production design

production designer

Costume design

costume designer

Make-up

key make-up artist

Sound design

sound designer
pomočnik/-ca režije
script supervisor/continuity
second assistant director
second assistant director
second assistant director
extras coordinator
extras coordinator
extras coordinator
line producer
manager
manager
location manager
(Tireste)
set designer
stand by props
stand by props
stand by props
props buyer
construction assistant
construction assistant
construction assistant
construction assistant
construction assistant
construction assistant
construction assistant
construction assistant
construction assistant
construction assistant
construction assistant
construction assistant
construction assistant
construction assistant
sound recordist
boom operator
boom operator
assistant sound mixer
key special effects artist
armorer
pyrotechnics speacialist
pyrotechnics speacialist
key visual effects artist
visual effects artist
visual effects artist
camera operator
(b-camera)
camera operator
steadicam operator
focus puller
assistant camera
assistant camera
assistant camera
assistant camera
video operator
photographer
gaffer
electrician
electrician
electrician
electrician
electrician
electrician
electrician
electrician
electrician
electrician
electrician
casting director
assistant costume
wardrobe
wardrobe
wardrobe
wardrobe
wardrobe
wardrobe
wardrobe
wardrobe
wardrobe
wardrobe
make-up artist
make-up artist
make-up artist
make-up artist
make-up artist
asistant make-up
postproduction supervisor
assistant editor
colorist
graphic designer
(napisi)
telecine operator
telecine operator
telecine operator
scanner operator
scanner operator
translator
(bosnian)
translator
(romščina)
translator
(romščina)
translator
(romščina)
translator
(romščina)
translator
(romščina)
translator
(prekmurščina)
translator
(italian)
translator
(bosnian)
translator
(english)
animal trainer
lektor/-ica
(romščina)
lektor/-ica
(bosnian)
lektor/-ica
(italian)
lektor/-ica
(romščina)
lektor/-ica
(romščina)
lektor/-ica
(bosnian)
lektor/-ica
(english)
lektor/-ica
(prekmurščina)
lektor/-ica
(romščina)
lektor/-ica
(romščina)

production

production
co-production
co-production
financing
distribution
(Slovenia)
distribution
group performance
group performance
group performance
group performance
sound studio
(Studio 26. Slovenian National Radio)
image post
(DCP master)
image post
(color correction/DI)
image post
(subtitling)
laboratory
laboratory
technical support
(distribution for Kodak)
technical support
casting agency
Usti Usti Babo
music/scoring: Romska skupnost(traditional roma)
music performance: Gitano band
Sohajarao
composer: Mišo Kontrec
song lyrics: Mišo Kontrec(lirycs)
music performance: Skupina Langa
Bajka
composer: Saša Lošić
song lyrics: Saša Lošić(lyrics)
music performance: Sinji galeb
La vita non è una favola
composer: Saša Lošić
song lyrics: Saša Lošić(lyrics)
key sound technician: Miran Kazafura
musical arrangement: Lojze Krajnčan
conductor: Lojze Krajnčan
music producer: Žiga Stanič
musician/singer: Uroš Jezdić(accordion), Marjan Peternelj(piano), Primož Grašič(guitar), Bojan Cvetrežnik(mandolin), Matevž Lavrinc(brač in tamburica), Dominik Krajnčan(whistling), Lara Komar(vocals), Žiga Golob(ukulele), Matej Rihtar(trumpet), Aleš Rendla(percussion), Aleš Avbelj(bass)
Vino piju Age Sarajlije
music/scoring: Bosna in Hercegovina(traditional bosnian)
key sound technician: Miran Kazafura
musical arrangement: Saša Lošić
conductor: Lojze Krajnčan
music producer: Žiga Stanič
musician/singer: Marjan Peternelj(piano), Primož Grašič(guitar), Bojan Cvetrežnik(mandolin), Matevž Lavrinc(brač in tamburica), Uroš Jezdić(accordion), Dominik Krajnčan(whistling), Žiga Golob(ukulele), Matej Rihtar(trumpet), Aleš Rendla(percussion), Aleš Avbelj(bass)
Ako si tužna draga
composer: Saša Lošić
song lyrics: Saša Lošić(lirycs)
key sound technician: Miran Kazafura
conductor: Lojze Krajnčan
music producer: Žiga Stanič
musician/singer: Uroš Jezdić(accordion), Marjan Peternelj(piano), Primož Grašič(guitar), Bojan Cvetrežnik(mandolin), Matevž Lavrinc(brač in tamburica), Dominik Krajnčan(whistling), Žiga Golob(ukulele), Matej Rihtar(trumpet), Aleš Rendla(percussion), Aleš Avbelj(bass)
Odlazim (instrumental)
composer: Saša Lošić
song lyrics: Saša Lošić(lirycs)
key sound technician: Miran Kazafura
musical arrangement: Saša Lošić
conductor: Lojze Krajnčan
music producer: Žiga Stanič
musician/singer: Marjan Peternelj(piano), Primož Grašič(guitar), Bojan Cvetrežnik(mandolin), Matevž Lavrinc(brač in tamburica), Dominik Krajnčan(whistling), Žiga Golob(ukulele), Matej Rihtar(trumpet), Aleš Rendla(percussion), Aleš Avbelj(bass), Uroš Jezdić(accordion)
Vesna Award
best supporting role
2012

Marjuta Slamič je v filmu ŠANGHAJ zasijala v polnosti, sočnosti. Bila je bolj ciganska, kot cigani sami. Deluje tako celostno, da se zdi močna in ulita kot monolit. V njej čutiš neskončno materinsko moč, mleko, solze, varnost, v njenih očeh pa sonce, ki sije na vse okoli sebe. Njena Phirav Pao je tradicionalna mati, ki v sebi nosi organsko erotiko, brezsramno in ponosno. Skozi njo verjameš v preživetje in nadaljevanje družine, sozvočje njene materinske moči in razigrane erotike, navdušuje.

Vesna Award
best make-up
2012

Ker je nismo opazili, kar je redkost v Slovenskem filmu.

Zlata Rola Award
largest number of viewers in Slovenian cinema distribution
2012

Za 25.000 gledalcev.

Premiere
29.08.2012, Montréal World Film Festival, Montreal, Canada
Alternative title
Shanghai Gypsy (english)
Genres
drama, romantic
Production countries
Slovenia, Croatia, Italy, Romania
Languages
bosnian, english, italian, romani, slovenian
Technical data
Aspect ratio
2,39:1 // 2,35:1
Duration and length
124 minutes
Colour
Colour
Sound
stereo Dolby Digital
Negative format
film 35mm (Kodak)
Screening formats
digital DCP
Lenses
Hawk Anamorphic
Cameras
Arri ARRIFLEX 535
Arri Arricam LT
Availabilities
Total viewers
47760 , 09.06.2018
Budget
Budget estimate
2,393,460 EUR
Grants
1,275,150 EUR
public call / Production
2010
Trst, Italy
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Maribor, Slovenia
Murska Sobota, Slovenia
Filovci, Slovenia
Veržej, Slovenia
mlin na Muri
Panovci, Slovenia

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