Stories From The Chestnut Woods (Zgodbe iz kostanjevih gozdov)

Stories From The Chestnut Woods (Zgodbe iz kostanjevih gozdov)

Gregor Bozic - Slovenia - 2019 - col.

Director: Gregor Bozic

Screenplay: Gregor Bozic, Marina Gumzi | Cinematographer: Ferran Paredes

Editors: Gregor Bozic, Giuseppe Leonetti, Benjamin Mirguet | Music: Hekla Magnúsdóttir, Jan Vysocky

Cast: Massimo De Francovich, Ivana Roscic, Anita Kravos, Giusi Merli

Producer: Marina Gumzi | Production: Nosorogi | Sales: Cercamon | Running Time: 81'


In a decaying forest on the Yugoslav-Italian border in the years after World War II, a stingy, old carpenter and a lonely, young chestnut seller share imaginative memories of the past as they weigh fateful decisions for the future, in this touching homage to a lost way of life.


The film won the award for Best First Feature at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival. It is the official submission of Slovenia for the 'Best International Feature Film' category of the 93rd Academy Awards in 2021.




Selected Filmography:

Hej, tovarisi (2007) (short)
Shoes from Trieste (Suolni iz Trsta) (2014) (short)


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