• Debut film

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Guardian of the Frontier

  • Fiction Film
  • 100’
drama, horror
  • 2002
  • Slovenia

Three girls' summer canoe trip down the river Kolpa becomes a journey into fear when they discover that the woods hide not only the border between Slovenia and Croatia but also the border between the permissible and the forbidden and that it is the self-styled Guardian of the Frontier who draws the line.

Director Maja Weiss
Cast Iva Krajnc Bagola, Pia Zemljič, Tanja Potočnik
Awards 3 awards and 1 nomination
Credits order
Alphabetical order

Writing

screenwriter
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
sound designer
line producer
sound recordist

production

production
co-production
co-production
financing
Vesna Award
best directing
2002

Maja Weiss je pokazala močan in oseben režijski slog, katerega razpoznavnost in odlika je tudi ukvarjanje s sodobnimi relevantnimi temami, kot so nestrpnost, nacionalizem in strah do drugačnosti.

Stop Magazine Award for Up and Coming Actors
best supporting role
2002

Nagrajenci dobijo dragocene ure švicarske znamke Edox.

Vesna Award
best actor/actress
2002

Iva Kranjc je prepričljivo ustvarila centralni lik filma in gledalca s prefinjeno nevsiljivostjo vodila skozi večplastno prepletanje realne in metafizične strukture zgodbe.

Nominations
East of the West Grand Prix
best film
2002

East of the West - Competition

Alternative title
Guardian of the Frontier (english)
First feature
Yes
Genres
drama, horror
Production countries
Slovenia
Languages
croatian, slovenian
Technical data
Aspect ratio
1,85:1
Duration and length
100 minutes / 2743 meters
Colour
Colour
Sound
Dolby Digital
Negative format
film 35mm
Screening formats
film 35mm
FPS
25
Budget
Budget estimate
651,059 EUR
Grants
517,442 EUR
public call / Production

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