THE MOON OF THE KURENT: THE RITUAL

short film
cast

Marinko Prga / Man

Lara Vouk / Woman

crew

director, screenwriter and editor: Tomaž Gorkič

director of photography: Igor Pečoler

costumography: Sanja Grcič

scenography: Zoran Lesjak

music: Jani Mujič

make-up: Eva Uršič

sound processing and special sound FX: Boštjan Kačičnik

colourist : Teo Rižnar

special digital FX and 3D: NuFrame

tehnical data

genre: thriller / horror

year of production: 2022

duration: 6:36

format: 2K, 2.39:1

The mysterious man performs a mystical pagan ritual in the name of the forgotten ancient Slavic gods. Is this a fertility ritual performed by a priest or a serial killer? The bloody moon of Kurent has risen.

Awards

Nomination for award Méliès d’argent, 18. Grossmannov festival fantastičnega filma in vina 2022, Ljutomer, Slovenija

Award for Best Director, 3. Demonic Brilliance Film Festival, Frederiction, Canada

selected festivals screening

18. Grossmannov festival fantastičnega filma in vina 2022, Ljutomer, Slovenia

8. FeKK – festival kratkega filma 2022, Ljubljana, Slovenia

17. Trash Film Festival 2022, Varaždin, Croatia

3. Demonic Brilliance Film Festival 2022, Fredericton, Canada

55. Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia 2022, Sitges, Spain

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