Pero

by Damjan Kozole

Pero, 2023, documentary, digital DCP, 1,85:1, 24, c, 98 min
Finished
SI

A homage to life, career and fears of Slovenian actor Peter Musevski.

screenwriter
Damjan Kozole
director
Damjan Kozole
producers
Danijel Hočevar, Zala Opara
director of photography
Sašo Štih
film editor
Matic Drakulić
production designer
Neža Zinajić
costume designers
Zora Stančič, Zala Opara
key make-up artist
Mojca Gorogranc Petrushevska
sound designer
Julij Zornik
featuring
Primož Pirnat, Tina Ščavničar, Mojca Partljič, Tomi Janežič, Nina Ivanišin Janežič, Nina Rakovec, Anja Novak, Jurij Drevenšek, Liza Marijina, Marjuta Slamič, Blaž Setnikar, Pia Zemljič, Nataša Barbara Gračner, Nataša Burger
production
Vertigo
co-production
RTV Slovenija
co-funding
Slovenian Film Centre
distribution
Vertigo

Vertigo
Danijel Hočevar

info@vertigo.si
Zala Opara
zala@vertigo.si

Damjan Kozole

Damjan Kozole is a Slovenian filmmaker, whose directing credits include critically acclaimed Spare Parts (2003), nominated for the Golden Bear at the 53rd Berlin IFF 2003; globally released Slovenian Girl (2009); Nightlife (2016), winner of Best Director Award at the 51st Karlovy Vary IFF; and his last fiction feature Half-Sister (2019). Kozole is also a respectable author of many documentary films like Ulay: Project Cancer (2013) and Borders (2016).

“This film is not only about Pero but also about me and about us, and it’s not just about a friend leaving, but also about society and the world we believed in, slowly disappearing too.”

WP:
IFFR - International Film Festival Rotterdam, Cinema Regained, 2023

Awards:
Special Mention ------- (FAF - Festival autorskog filma, 2023) , Vesna Award special achievement award (Festival of Slovenian Film, 2023)