Wracked Piano

by Miha Vipotnik

Pošvedrani klavir, 2022, animated, fiction, documentary, digital DCP, 1,77:1 (16:9), 25, c, 85 min
Finished
SI

A film about an old abandoned Bösendorfer Model 225 piano, which lives in a Radio Slovenia's studio. The story is being told in a documentary language using fiction and animation. The film presents true stories supported by history facts and documents. They are supplemented with statements and references from two Slovenian literary works. Author's imagination and creativity ties everything nicely into a coherent documentary.

screenwriter
Miha Vipotnik
director
Miha Vipotnik
producers
Igor Pediček, Borut Atlagič, Tanja Prinčič
animators
Ciril Horjak, Ana Čigon, Tone Mlakar, Rado Likon, Miha Vipotnik
director of photography
Rado Likon
music composers
Gregor Strniša, Bojan Adamič, Vojko Sfiligoj
film editors
Miha Vipotnik, Šarka Likon, Tony Keyrouz, Katarina Šedlbauer
production designer
Mateja Medvedić
costume designer
Tanja Škrbić Birgmajer
key make-up artist
Anja Godina
sound designers
Julij Zornik, Miha Jaramaz, Miha Rudolf
featuring
Ciril Horjak, Janez Škof, Saša Pavček, Gregor Strniša, Lukas Luderer Manfred, Anja Drnovšek, Igor Štamulak, Matija Milčinski, Dario Nožić Serini, Renato Horvat, Klemen Brezavšček, Matej Puc, Iztok Jereb, Matjaž Pikalo, Nataša Barbara Gračner
production
Casablanca
co-production
RTV Slovenija
co-funding
Slovenian Film Centre
distribution
Casablanca
Miha Vipotnik

Miha Vipotnik (1954) is a cross-disciplinary and multimedia artist, painter, and TV and film director. In 1987, he went to the USA as a Fullbright scholar and he continued a graduate course in film. Between 1989 and 1994, he worked for the film industry in Los Angeles. Since 2002, he's been teaching in Ljubljana, Libanon, Croatia, Mongolia and Kyrgyzstan. He teaches documentary film at the Faculty of Social Sciences in Ljubljana. Since 2001, he's been lecturing at the Lebanese University Faculté des Beaux Arts et des Arts appliqués as a visiting professor.