Don’t Forget to Breathe

A feature film by Martin Turk

Everything changes for 15-year old Klemen, when his older brother Peter, who he is very attached to, falls in love with beautiful Sonja.

Info: FULLHD, 90′, Slovenia, Italy, Croatia
Genre: Teen drama, coming-of-age story
Original Idea: Martin Turk
Script: Martin Turk, Gorazd Trušnovec
Cinematography: Radislav Jovanov – Gonzo
Music: Teho Teardo
Production design: Marco Juratovec
Costume design: Emil Cerar
Make up: Mojca Gorogranc Petrushevska
Editing: Beppe Leonetti
Sound recordist: Antonio Petris
Production Manager: Matija Kozamernik
Cast: Matija Valant, Tine Ugrin, Iva Krajnc Bagola, Klara Kuk, Nikola Đuričko, Ronja Matijevec Jerman, Jakob Cilenšek, Miha Rodman, and many others.
Producer: Ida Weiss
Co-producers: Marta Zaccaron, Darija Kulenović Gudan, Marina Andree Škop
Production: Bela Film in co-production with Quasar Multimedia, Studio Dim, RTV Slovenia and RAI Cinema
Status: in distribution
Funded by: FVG Audiovisual Fund, Slovenian Film Centre (SFC), Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC), Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme, RE-ACT co-development funding scheme e FS Viba Film.
Global sales agent: Intramovies

Klemen (15) lives with his older brother Peter and single mother in a small remote rural town. Klemen’s well-established routine of spending time with his beloved brother on the tennis court and by the nearby river gets interrupted by Peter’s sudden and passionate love affair with the gorgeous Sonja, which triggers a torrent of conflicting emotions and reckless actions in Klemen.

Festival: Rome Film Festival – Section Alice nella città (2019) | Festival Slovenskega Filma (2020)
Screenings: Cinema Apollo 11 (Rome), Cinema Beltrade (Milan), Cinema Centrale (Udine), Cinema Orione (Bologna), Cinema Ariston (Trieste), Cankarjev Dom (Ljubljana), Kinoatelje (Gorizia), Circolo Cinematografico Vertigo (Asti)
Awards: Vesna Award for best feature film and Vesna Award for Radislav Jovanov Gonzo for best cinematography – Festival Slovenskega Filma