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The Queen of Hearts

  • Fiction Film
  • 98’
thriller
  • 1991
  • Slovenia

At the beginning there was a game of cards. And a defeat, terrible defeat. Frenk is thirty years old. Every evening he comes home from the printing office with a morning paper in his hands. At home, he is expected by the sad, silent looks of his wife Palma and also by sparkling eyes of his eight-year old daughter Pia, who longs for fairly tales. The fairly tale turns into a crime story, when a str

At the beginning there was a game of cards. And a defeat, terrible defeat. Frenk is thirty years old. Every evening he comes home from the printing office with a morning paper in his hands. At home, he is expected by the sad, silent looks of his wife Palma and also by sparkling eyes of his eight-year old daughter Pia, who longs for fairly tales. The fairly tale turns into a crime story, when a strange, uninvited men enters the film. He needs but a few words to persuade Frenk into cards again. In the middle there is a game of cards and the fairy tale comes true: Corsica becomes the mysterious island on which Frenk and his daughter Pia, the old photographer Piero and the sweet mermaid Michele are living. But uninvited look cannot be escaped. Will the fairy tale grow into a crime story again?

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Writing

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Direction

Production

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Cinematography

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Music

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Editing

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Production design

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Costume design

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Make-up

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camera operator
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production

production
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Premiere
28.12.1991, Slovenia
Alternative title
The Queen of Hearts (english)
Genres
thriller
Production countries
Slovenia
Languages
slovenian
Technical data
Aspect ratio
1,66:1 // 5:3
Duration and length
98 minutes / 2682 meters
Colour
Colour
Negative format
film 35mm
Screening formats
film 35mm

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