A drama from Slovenia that portrays a rustic man and a woman bound up with her past. Boxing is everything to Milan until he finds himself attracted to a woman who lives in the same apartment block.. When an important match approaches, Milan impulsively uses his power to save her from her jealous husband's fury.
Marko Cafnik was born in 1977, in Maribor, Slovenia. In high school years he joined the artistic theatre group Begunci (Refuggees), where he directed several theatre plays. Before entering the Academy of theatre, radio, film and television in Ljubljana, he studied philosophy and theology at the same University.
Filmography: 2002 Sleepwalkers sleep tonight (16 mm, doc.) 2003 Blue room (16 mm, short fict.) 2004 Revival of old wells and fountains (beta, doc.) 2005 Russian resurrection (beta, doc.) 2006 Does it hurt? (16 mm, short fict.)
Screening / Award history:
Slovenian Film Festival, Portoroz, Slovenia, 2005 Isola Cinema, Izola, Slovenia, 2006 2Annas, Riga, Latvia, 2006 Ohne Kohle, Vienna, Austria Motovun film festival, Motovun, Croatia Busho film festival, Budapest, Hungary Sarajevo film festival, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Mestre film fest, Venice, Italy Borges en curt, Les Terres de Ponent, Spain Cinefest, Miskolc, Hungary