The Miner / Hanna Slak

The Miner / Hanna Slak

drama, 103 min, 2017

Rudar (The Miner) is based on a true story of an immigrant miner in Slovenia, who in a sealed mine, deep underground, finds thousands of bodies of people thrown into a pit after WW2. He affronts the society by insisting to arrange a funeral for those unidentified victims, thus risking his job, the wellbeing of his family, and even his own life. 

Young Audience Award at the Trieste Film Festival 2018
Two special mentions at the 33rd Warsaw Film Festival
Slovenian entry for the 2018 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film
Best Cinematography Award for the South East European Film Festival Los Angeles 2018
A special mention at the Filmski Festival Herceg Novi - Montenegro Film Festival 2018
A special mention at the Cleveland International Festival 2018
Vesna awards for Best Director, Best Actor and Best Edit at the 20th Slovenian Film Festival

Leon Lučev, Marina Redžepović, Zala Durić Ribič, Tin Marn, Boris Cavazza, Nikolaj Burger, Jure Henigman, Boris Petkovič

Writer and Director: Hanna Slak
D.O.P.: Matthias Pilz
Music author: Amelie Legrand

Production design: Marco Juratovec
Costume design: Tina Bonča
Editor: Vlado Gojun
Makeup artist: Tina Lasič Andrejević
Sound design: Gabor Ripli
Producers: Miha Knific, Siniša Juričić (Nukleus Film)

Co-Producers: Michel Balagué, RTV Slovenia
Technical support: FS Viba film Ljubljana
Co-funding: Slovenski filmski center, javna agencija RS

Film format: DCP
Aspect ratio: 1:1,85
Colours: color
Sound: surround 5.1