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The Fatal Telephone Call

  • Fiction Film
  • 73’
drama
  • 1987
  • Yugoslavia (Slovenia)

Two friends and room-mates, Tomaž and Igor, are almost finished with the editing of a feature film on the modern world, modern times and the people inhabiting it. While working on the project, Igor is satisfied with having only occasional and purely sexual encounters, while Matjaž maintains a relationship with a mysterious woman over the telephone, by voice only. When the sound editing of the film

Two friends and room-mates, Tomaž and Igor, are almost finished with the editing of a feature film on the modern world, modern times and the people inhabiting it. While working on the project, Igor is satisfied with having only occasional and purely sexual encounters, while Matjaž maintains a relationship with a mysterious woman over the telephone, by voice only. When the sound editing of the film is also complete, Igor is not satisfied with it. Deciding there is just one touch missing, he records and incorporates Matjaž's telephone conversation with the mysterious woman. Even though Matjaž is offended, his wish comes true and the girl from the telephone agrees to go on a date with him. Plus, the film now feels perfect. Only a perfect film can lead to a perfect love and only perfect love can lead to the making of a perfect film.

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Writing

screenwriter
co-writer

Direction

director

Cinematography

director of photography

Production design

production designer

Costume design

costume designer
costume designer

Make-up

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

production

production
production
distribution
music/scoring
restoration
(2017)
Metod Badjura Recognition Award
best sound design
1987

Priznanje z diplomo.

Retrospektiva: Film gre v kino
2016
Alternative title
The Fatal Telephone Call (english)
Genres
drama
Production countries
Yugoslavia (Slovenia)
Languages
slovenian
Technical data
Duration and length
73 minutes / 2000 meters
Sound
mono
Negative format
film 35mm
film 16mm
Screening formats
film 35mm

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