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, digital DCP, 2,00:1, 24, c
Upcoming Q4 2024
SI, HR

In a small village in the remote Prekmurje region, an imaginative but tone-deaf 10-year-old Ida becomes convinced she can prevent her Grandma’s death by joining the school choir.

screenwriters
Nika Jurman, Ester Ivakič
director
Ester Ivakič
producers
Jerca Jerič, Andraž Jerič
co-producers
Petra Vidmar, Mojca Pernat
associate producer
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
sound designer
Samo Jurca
featuring
Lana Marić, Liza Muršič, Milena Stropnik, Judita Franković Brdar, Matej Puc, Miranda Trnjanin, Mila Peršin, Petja Labović, Lara Maria Vouk, Eva Stražar
production
Temporama
co-production
RTV Slovenija, Gustav film, Filmsko društvo Film Factory, Dinaridi Film
in collaboration with
Film Studio Viba Film
co-funding
Slovenian Film Centre, Creative Europe - MEDIA
Ester Ivakič

Ester Ivakič is a director, scriptwriter, and editor who has so far worked on a number of short films, music videos, and animations. She finished her bachelor’s degree in Digital Media and Practices at the School of Arts in Nova Gorica, Slovenia, in 2016 with her short film Srdohrd for which she received a Special Jury Mention at the Festival of Slovenian Film. She wrote and directed the short film Assunta for her master’s degree in Film Direction at the Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television in Ljubljana in 2018. She’s currently finishing post-production of her debut feature film and also remains active working on music videos and experimental films, winning the Best Film award in the FeKK SLO competition for her film Magical Castle is Here Now at FeKK – Ljubljana Short Film Festival in 2021.