Early 1990s. After giving birth at a local hospital, Ana faces a bureaucracy issue. Her personal details are not in the system, including her social security and address. In other words, Ana officially does not exist, even though she has spent her entire life in Slovenia. Her child is considered an orphan, and orphans are given up for adoption.
Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia | 2018 | 86’
DIRECTOR Miha Mazzini | SCREENPLAY Miha Mazzini | CINEMATOGRAPHY Dušan Joksimović | EDITOR Tomislav Pavlic | PRODUCTION DESIGN Matjaž Pavlovec | COSTUME DESIGN Sanja Džeba| SOUND Borut Berden | SCORE Jura Ferina, Pavao Miholjević | MAKE UP Talija Ivančič| ACTORS Judita Franković Brdar, Sebastian Cavazza, Doroteja Nadrah, Silva Čušin, Pia Zemljić, Jernej Kogovšek, Izudin Bajrović, Jernej Šugman, Brane Završan, Marko Mandić | PRODUCER Frenk Celarc | COMPANY Gustav film| COPRODUCERS Ankica Jurić Tilić, Ira Cecić, Biljana Prvanović, Diego Zanco, Christoph Thoke | COPRODUCED BY Kinorama, Hrvatska, Delirium d.o.o., Srbija, Pakt Media d.o.o., Slovenija, Christoph Thoke, Njemačka, pridruženi producent| DISTRIBUTION 2i Film | SALES AGENT Pluto Film
FESTIVALS FEST 2019, Belgrade, Serbia, best screenplay award; Trieste Film Festival 2019, Trieste, Italy; Tallinn Black Nights ff 2018, Tallinn, Estonia; Festival of Slovenian Film 2018, Portorož, Slovenia - Best Actress in a Leading Role, Best Original Music, Best Production Design, Best Costume Design
Miha Mazzini (Kranj, 1961) has an MA in Creative Writing for Film and Television from the University of Sheffield in England. He is the screenwriter of two award-winning screenplays for a feature film and a TV film, and he has directed five short films and documentaries. The feature film Erased is his directorial debut, which premiered at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival. He is the author of about thirty books translated into nine different languages, and has won numerous literary and film awards.