Granny’s Sexual Life

by Urška Djukić

Babičino seksualno življenje, 2021, documentary, animated, 2D animation, computer animation, digital DCP, 1,33:1 (4:3), c, 13 min
Finished
SI

Four old women reflect on their memories of old times, when they were young and when the relationships between men and women were very different. Their voices merge into one single voice, that of Grandmother Vera, who tells her story in proper detail. A trip into the grandmother’s youth and the memories of her intimate life illustrate the status of Slovenian women in the first half of the 20th century.

screenwriter
Urška Djukić
co-writer
Maria Bohr
director
Urška Djukić
co-director
Émilie Pigeard
producer
Boštjan Virc
co-producers
Olivier Catherin, Edwina Liard, Nidia Santiago
animator
Émilie Pigeard
music composer
Tomaž Grom
film editor
Urška Djukić
sound designer
Julij Zornik
cast
Doroteja Nadrah, Jure Henigman, Mara Vilar, Božena Zabret, Bojana Ciglič
production
Studio Virc
co-production
Ikki Films
in collaboration with
Film Studio Viba Film
co-funding
Slovenian Film Centre, Ciclic – Centre Val de Loire, CNC - Fonds Sud, Arte - Association relative à la télévision européenne, Creative Europe - MEDIA
Urška Djukić

Urška Djukić (1986) studied at the University of Nova Gorica’s School of Arts. Her short film Bon Appétit, La Vie! won the award for Best Short Film at the Festival of Slovenian Film 2016. She co-directed the short The Right One, which was a part of the omnibus film SEE Factory Sarajevo mon amour premiering at Cannes Directors’ Fortnight 2019. In the same year, she was selected for the Cannes Cinéfondation Residency, where she developed her debut film project Little Trouble Girls. Her new short film Granny’s Sexual Life won a Special Achievement Award at Festival of Slovenian Film 2021 and is the Uppsala Short Film Festival candidate for the European Film Awards 2022.

WP:
The Ottawa International Animation Festival, Official competition, 2021

Awards:
Butnskala Award Creative Courage and Originality (AIPA, k.o., 2022) , Award best documentary (2ANNAS Riga International Short Film Festival, 2022) , Award best animated film (Go Short - International Short Film Festival, 2022) , Award best documentary (MCM - Festival International Music&Cinema Marseille, 2022) , Grand Prix best short (Tampere Film Festival, 2022) , Special Mention best animated film (ANIMA – Festival Internacional de Animación de Córdoba, 2021) , Award audience award (Animateka, 2021) , Animamted Encouners Grand Prix special mention best animated film (Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival, 2021) , Vesna Award special achievement award (Festival of Slovenian Film, 2021) , Special Mention best animated film (Les Arcs Film Festival, 2021) , Uppsala Short Film Candidate for the European Film Awards best short (Uppsala Short Film Festival, 2021)