by Robert Černelč
Ivo, the father of two boys who loves and trades in birds, succumbs to post-traumatic stress disorder after the death of his wife Ana, a composer. Gradually, he escapes reality and invents a fictional world, in which he prepares an unusual wake for Ana.
Robert Černelč (1970) graduated in painting from the ALUO and in film direction from the AGRFT. Since 2013, he has lectured at both of these Academies. He has been a Slovenian filmmaker since 1999 (a screenwriter, editor, production designer, and director of fiction short films, including Abaddon, 1999; Worms, 2004; The Bottom, 2014). The Birdcatcher is his first feature.
director of photography
key make-up artist
Maruša Majer, Dejan Berden, Pavle Ravnohrib, Lara Simona Taufer, Tina Mauko, Žan Pirman, Matej Gnamuš Černelč
Slovenian Film Centre