Ida who sang so badly even the dead rose up and joined her in song

by Ester Ivakič

Ida, ki je pela tako grdo, da so še mrtvi vstali od mrtvih in zapeli z njo, fiction
Principal photography

In a small village in 1970’s Yugoslavia, an imaginative but tone-deaf 10-year-old girl is convinced she can prevent Grandma’s death by joining a school choir.

Nika Jurman, Ester Ivakič
Ester Ivakič
Jerca Jerič, Andraž Jerič
Petra Vidmar, Mojca Pernat, Tena Gojić
director of photography
Rok Kajzer Nagode
music composers
Alenja Pivko Kneževič, Simon Penšek
film editor
Andrej Nagode
production designer
Eva Ferlan
costume designer
Ina Ferlan
key make-up artist
Lea Bratušek
RTV Slovenija, Gustav film, Filmsko društvo Film Factory, Dinaridi Film
in collaboration with
Film Studio Viba Film
Slovenian Film Centre, Creative Europe - MEDIA
Ester Ivakič

Ester Ivakič works as a director, scriptwriter and editor and has so far created a number of short films, music videos, and animations. She graduated in Digital Media and Practices from the University of Nova Gorica’s School of Arts with her short film Srdohrd (2016), for which she received a Special Jury Mention at the Festival of Slovenian Film. She made a short film Assunta (2018) for her master’s degree in Film Direction at the University of Ljubljana’s AGRFT. Apart from writing her master’s thesis she’s also developing her debut feature fiction Neither Voice and writing another short film or two.

Temporama was established in 2013 in order to provide support and opportunities for the new generation of up-and-coming Slovenian film-makers. Since then it has produced a number of short and experimental films, music videos, and web series, such as the 2015 hit Paired Up, created by Luka Marčetić. In 2018, the company’s first feature film Consequences, written and directed by Darko Štante, premiered at Toronto IFF, which was followed by considerable festival and distribution success both at home and abroad. With a stable production output and a number of projects currently in various stages of development, Temporama continues its mission of producing brand new works by young and exciting authors.