Tartini's Key

by Vinci Vogue Anžlovar

Tartinijev ključ, fiction
In postproduction

The action takes place in Piran where three children meet by chance. Mario is a local living with his grandmother, Robert, who comes from a family of a lower social status, is in Piran with his friends from his summer camp and Barbara is from a well-situated family but her parents are divorced. A stray text message sent to a wrong (Barbara’s) number sets off a chain of events that take our heroes through exciting adventures by means of various riddles connected to medieval Piran.

based on the book by
Roman Kukovič
Vinci Vogue Anžlovar
Vinci Vogue Anžlovar
Zoran Dževerdanović
director of photography
Mirko Pivčević
production designer
Petra Kriletić
costume designer
Barbara Drmota
key make-up artist
Anita Ferčak
Svit Šturbej, Ella Lapajne, Maks Kerševan, Jurij Drevenšek, Zala Đurić, Goran Navojec, Primož Pirnat, Tanja Ribič, Janez Škof, Nenad Tokalić, Filip Vidušin
Blade Production
RTV Slovenija
in collaboration with
Film Studio Viba Film
Slovenian Film Centre
Vinci Vogue Anžlovar

Vinci Vogue Anžlovar (1963) is a multifaceted creative artist who writes music and scripts as well as directs films and TV series. His first artistic endeavours consisted of putting together several bands. He studied film direction at the AGRFT, University in Ljubljana. One of his screenplays won the international competition held by a Japan company Lakuna while he was still a student. He used the money award to shoot one of the most successful Slovenian films of all time: Grandma Goes South (1991). Vinci’s filmography from 2010 includes three features: Grandpa Goes South (2022), Selfie Without a Retouch (2016, documentary), and Vampire from Gorjanci (2011).

Blade, a production house founded in 2012 in Ljubljana, specialises in independent and auteur films, focusing on genre, debut, and socially engaged films. Our films aim to tell stories based on a diversity of life and imagination, are visually stunning, and are always original. We collaborate internationally to expand horizons and connect with excellent international creators. Our first feature, and also the first Slovenian horror feature, Idyll (2015, T. Gorkič), has been awarded nationally and internationally. Our second feature, political thriller All Against All (2019, A. Košak), a co-production between Slovenia, Northern Macedonia and Croatia, has been screened at more than 40 international festivals worldwide and has won many awards. Blade films have been awarded internationally at many prestigious festivals such as Berlinale, Oberhausen, Sarajevo, Chicago, Aspen, and many others. At the moment Blade’s upcoming line-up includes a film for young audiences Tartini’s Key, an adaptation of Roman Kukovič’s popular children's book of the same name, a feature documentary Punk under the Communist Regime, a psychological thriller Vultures, and a mockumentary End of Gravity by a renowned international artist Dragan Živadinov that will show a blend of visionary and artistic approaches to bringing culture to space.