Umetni raj

Artificial paradise

  • Fiction Film
  • 103’
drama
  • 1990
  • Yugoslavia (Slovenia)

Los Angeles in 1935. Fritz Lang receives, in his hotel apartment, a young film amateur Willy, who wants to interview him. At a certain moment Lang starts relating how, as an army officer in the First World War, he spent some time in the house of the lawyer Karol Gatnik in a small town in the northeast of Slovenia. Lang makes friends with Gatnik and gets acquainted with all members of his family.

Los Angeles in 1935. Fritz Lang receives, in his hotel apartment, a young film amateur Willy, who wants to interview him. At a certain moment Lang starts relating how, as an army officer in the First World War, he spent some time in the house of the lawyer Karol Gatnik in a small town in the northeast of Slovenia. Lang makes friends with Gatnik and gets acquainted with all members of his family. When Lang finds out that Gatnik is a passionate film amateur and that he also possesses his own camera, they make a film together. This is probably Lang’s first contact with cinematography. Late at night Lang looks at the photographs in Los Angeles and revives in his spirit the imaginary meeting with his friend Gatnik.

Director Karpo Godina
Cast Jurgen Morche, Vital Ahačič, Ines Babič
Awards 4 awards

Writing

screenwriter

Direction

director

Cinematography

director of photography

Music

music composer
music composer

Editing

film editor

Production design

production designer

Costume design

costume designer

Make-up

key make-up artist
assistant director
assistant director
assistant director
assistant director
assistant director
line producer
key sound technician
camera operator
camera operator
photographer
photographer

production

music performance
Metod Badjura Golden Award
best directing
1991
Metod Badjura Recognition Award
best sound design
1991
Golden Arena
best editing
1990
Premiere
29.05.1990, Yugoslavia
Alternative title
Artificial paradise (english)
Genres
drama
Production countries
Yugoslavia (Slovenia)
Languages
slovenian
Technical data
Duration and length
103 minutes / 2806 meters
Colour
Colour
Sound
mono
Negative format
film 35mm
Screening formats
film 35mm

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