Fantasy

by Kukla

Fantasy, fiction
Upcoming
SI, MK

Sina, Mihrije and Jasna are best friends in their early twenties. Their boyish lifestyles often lead them into conflicts with neighbourhood boys who perceive them as a threat. A young transgender woman called Fantasy catches their attention. Fantasy slowly mesmerises the girls and their paths take different directions. Despite her strong opinions against romantic relationships, Sina becomes romantically entangled. Jasna, who lives with her frustrated mother, decides to take a job on a cruise ship in France. Mihrije runs away with Fantasy to Macedonia to avoid an arranged marriage. Her feelings for Fantasy become more and more intense. After their return to Slovenia, all girls realise they’ve grown apart and feel estranged from each other. On her way home, Mihrije stops at Fantasy’s apartment and discovers she has disappeared. Each in her own way, Sina, Mihrije and Jasna build the first steps of their adult lives, far from the destiny they were supposed to have.

screenwriter
Kukla
director
Kukla
producers
Lija Pogačnik, Vlado Bulajić
co-producer
Dejan Krajčevski
director of photography
Lazar Bogdanović
film editor
Lukas Miheljak
production designer
Maja Šavc
costume designer
Damir Raković
key make-up artist
Tina Prpar
featuring
Sarah Al Saleh, Mia Skrbinac, Mina Milovanović, Alina Juhart
production
December
co-production
RTV Slovenija, Krug Film
co-funding
Slovenian Film Centre, North Macedonia Film Agency
Kukla

Kukla is a film director and musician. In 2014, she graduated from the film academy in Ljubljana. In the past years, she has been mostly directing music videos, which have reached over 100 million views. Her last short film Sestre (Sisters) has won Grand Prix International at Clermont Ferrand Film Festival 2021. Fantasy is her first feature film.