A dark urban drama about hope, love, and freedom.
 
 
 
Lupa rents a room to isolate Gladki, hoping he will soon quit heroin. Although both their lives seem to improve Lupa faces old memories that force her to fight for her own freedom. Eventually Gladik’s rescue will turn out to be her own deliverance.
Blind Spot
Blind Spot (Slepa Pega)
2002, 87 minutes
Bindweed Soundvision, Slovenia
 
 
 
 
 
 
cast
Manca Dorrer
Kolja Saksida
Jožica Avbelj
Lotos Vincenc Šparovec
Primož Bezjak
Uroš Fürst
 
crew
DP                   Karina Kleszczewska
Scenographer  Marko Japelj
Costumes        Sabina Buždon
Editor               Hanna Slak
Composer        Borja Močnik
Sound Design  Hanna Preuss
Producer          Franci Slak
 


AWARDS
AWARD OF ECUMENICAL JURY 	    12th FilmFestival Cottbus, Germany 
DON QUIJOTE PRIZE		            12th FilmFestival Cottbus, Germany 
BEST ACTRESS Manca Dorrer 	    43th International Thessaloniki Film Festival, Greece 
BEST DIRECTOR Hanna A.W. Slak 	    7.Sofia International Film Festival Sofia, Bolgaria


INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS 2002 /2003
55. Locarno International Film Festival, Switzerland
The 38th Chicago Int. Film Festival, USA
29th Flanders International Film Festival-Ghent, Belgium
47.Valladolid International Film Festival, Spain
12th FilmFestival Cottbus, Germany 
43th International Thessaloniki Film Festival, Greece 
13. Ljubljana International Film Festival, Slovenia
7. Pusan International Film Festival, Corea
Festival de Cinema Independent de Barcelona, Spain
4th Int. Film Festival Bratislava, Slovakia
14.Alpe Adria Cinema - Trieste Film Festival, Italy
8.International film festival FACES OF LOVE Moscow, Russia
32.Rotterdam Film Festival, Netherlands
31. Belgrade Film Festival, Yugoslavia
7.Sofia International Film Festival, Bolgaria 
21st Annual Minneapolis/St.Paul Int. Film Festival,  USA
Bradford Film Festival, England, GB
Shadowline Salerno Film Festival, Salerno, Italia
43th Int. Film Festival for Children and Youth, Zlin, Czech Republic
Transilvania International Film Festival, Cluj, Romunia
20th Jerusalem Int. Film Festival, Israel
Edinburgh International Film Festival, Scotland, GB
5TH Bordeaux International Festival of Women in Cinema, France
Mar del Plata International Film Festival, Argentina
Sarajevo International Film Festival, Bosnia and Herzegovina

SPECIAL EVENTS
Screening of Blind Spot at BAM Cinema, Brooklyn, NY, USA as part of retrospective of Slovenian Film, May 2003
Screening of Blind Spot in London, England as part of New Europe Film Season, September 2003 
Screenig of Blind Spot in the Arsenal Kino, Berlin, Germany, as part of Retrospective of Slovenian film, March 2005
Screening of Blind Spot at the Cannes IFF 2007 in the section Tous les Cinemas de Monde
	


Love shines brightest in the dark.