Stuffed Peppers

by Alen Rivić

Punjene paprike, 2022, fiction, digital DCP, 1,37:1 Academy, 25, c, 14 min

Film »Stuffed peppers« revolves around a relationship between a grandmother and her grandchild who is a drug addict. Djulsuma (the grandmother) and Rok live together, but something isn't working out. Djulsuma senses that something is wrong with Rok, but despite her tries to get Rok happy or motivated, Rok withdraws even more untill he collapses. At that point the grandmother realises what the boy needs.

Alen Rivić
Alen Rivić
Jožica Šmid, Ana Kovačič
director of photography
Reni Babič
music composers
Rok Nardin, Dan Jurca, Faketa Salihbegović Avdagić
film editor
Tonja Bjelčevič
production designer
Katarina Planinc
costume designer
Kaja Cergonja
key make-up artist
Anita Ferčak
sound designer
Gregor Bajc
Faketa Salihbegović Avdagić, Timotej Novaković
UL AGRFT - Akademija za gledališče, radio, film in televizijo
RTV Slovenija
Slovenian Film Centre
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Alen Rivić

Alen Rivić was born on 8.6.1997. He finished primary and high school in the city of Koper in Slovenia. As a high school student he acted minor roles in three films. Gremo mi po svoje 2 (director: Miha Hočevar), Otok ljubavi (director: Jasmila Žbanić), Nika (director: Slobodan Maksimovič). Therefore he started to be interested in movies not as an actor but as a director. In the year 2016 he was accepted in the program for Film and television directing on academy of theatre radio film and television in slovenia (AGRFT), where he nows studies Film and television directing.