Don't Forget to Breathe
Croatian Programme - Minority Co-Production
Fifteen-year-old Klemen lives with his mother and older brother Peter in a small rural town. He adores his brother, so when Peter falls in love with beautiful Sonja, their passionate relationship causes a whirlwind of conflicting emotions for Klemen. Angry at Sonja for pulling Peter away from him, Klemen also cannot resist the attraction he feels for her. Confused by his feelings, he starts behaving erratically.
Slovenia, Italy, Croatia | 2019 | 98’
drama, coming of age
Original title: Ne pozabi dihati
DIRECTOR Martin Turk | SCREENPLAY Martin Turk, Gorazd Trušnovec | CINEMATOGRAPHY Radislav Jovanov Gonzo | EDITOR Beppe Leonetti | PRODUCTION DESIGN Marco Juratovec | COSTUME DESIGN Emil Cerar | SOUND Riccardo Spagnol, Julij Zornik | SCORE Teho Teardo | MAKE UP Mojca Gorogranc Petrushevska | ACTORS Matija Valant, Klara Kuk, Ronja Matijevec Jerman, Iva Krajnc Bagola, Tine Ugrin | PRODUCER Ida Weiss | COMPANY Studio Dim | COPRODUCERS Marina Andree Škop, Darija Kulenović Gudan | COPRODUCED BY RTV Slovenia, Quasar Multimedia (Italy), RAI Cinema (Italy) | DISTRIBUTION Studio dim d.o.o. | SALES AGENT Intramovies
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS Brussels Mediterranean Film Festival, Alice nella Città 2019
Martin Turk (Trieste, 1978) graduated in film directing at Ljubljana Film Academy (AGRFT). His films have been screened at more than one hundred film festivals worldwide, and his short film Every Day Is Not the Same premiered at Director’s Fortnight in Cannes. His feature films are the debut feature Feed Me With Your Words (2012, developed with Cannes Cinefondation) and A Good Day’s Work, which premiered in 2018 at Busan International Film Festival.