Arsmedia and Slovenian Film Centre
present a feature film
by Goran Vojnović

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Benjamin Krnetić Dino Hajderović
Jernej Kogovšek Ivan Pašalić
Emir Hadžihafizbegović Mediha Musliović

Genre: comedy

Lenght: 100 minutes

In cinemas: form 3rd October 2013

 

Story

Marko, Adi, Aco and Dejan hang out in front of block of flats in Fužine. Marko is pissed because he quit playing basketball and because the sexy TV presenter doesn’t notice him and because his father Radovan is going to beat him up for quitting basketball. Adi is irritated by the fact that his brother Sanel is a drug addict and because his father Mirsad prefers to shag waitresses somewhere in Austria rather than to deal with this. Makarovićka – a chefur girl gives a hard time to Aco and Aco would like to take a revenge on Damjanović – the bus driver. Dejan is anxious because his mother Sonja wants to move to Slovenske Konjice. Policemen stop the boys one night. And their world starts to disintegrate.

 

“We tend to forget how fragile and vulnerable the immigrant families are. Living abroad they are cut off not only from their culture, but also from their relatives and friends. Children are often out on a limb, because their parents feel helpless just like their kids do. They are all lost in the world of rules unclear to them, and of different social norms and customs. The parents hardly know what is right, what is allowed and what not, so they cannot teach and advise their children. And so the kids are left to the street and its ‘rules’.”

Southern Scum Go Home! had for one year been one of Slovenian best sold books and hit top of charts of the most borrowed books from libraries country wide. The author of the novel, Goran Vojnović, was awarded the Slovenian national award Prešeren Fund Award and Kresnik award for best novel of the year. Meanwhile the novel was published in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Poland, Czech Republic and Sweden, while in Slovenia it was turned into a hugely successful theatre performance with more than 300 repetitions.

 

In collaboration with the legend of Yugoslavian film Abdulah Sidran  (the author of screenplays for Kustorica’s cult films Do you remember Dolly Bell and When Father Was Away on Business Vojnović wrote the screenplay that transferred the adventures of seventeen-year-old Marko Đorđić and his friends from Fužine to the screen. In this way the story about Fužine, Marko, Adi, Aco, Dejan, their Chefur parents, an attractive TV presenter, annoying little Chefur girls, beaten drivers and burning dumps will finally return to its starting point, since it was initially written as a screenplay and then later on transformed into a novel by its author Goran Vojnović.

 

Goran Vojnović

Goran Vojnović is a film director, writer and columnist. His first novel entitled Čefurji raus! has been sold in 17 thousand copies already. For it Goran received a prestigious Prešeren’s Fund Award and Kresnik for best novel of the year. The novel has been translated into 6 languages and was made into a hugely successful theatre performance with more than 300 repetitions.

The novel has now been turned into a feature film, which is going to be released in October 2013. This is Goran’s second feature film, after he wrote and directed the feature film Piran – Pirano in 2010. In 2012 Goran’s second novel entitled Yugoslavia, my country, was published and this year he again received award Kresnik for the best novel of the year.

 

Short filmography and awards:

2002 Fužine Rules

2004 Season 90/91

2005 Bon Voyage, Nedime (screenwriter):
- The Sarajevo Heart – award for best short film at the Sarajevo Film Festival
- nomination for European Film Academy Award for best European short film

2006 My Son, Sexual Maniac

2008 The Chinese Are Coming
- special mention at the Slovenian Film Festival in Portorož

2010 Piran – Pirano
- best editing, best actress and best screenplay at the Slovenian Film Festival in Portorož

- best film and best actor at the South-East European Film Festival in Paris

- award for intercultural dialog at the festival in Cottbus

2013 Chefurs Raus!

 

Cast

Marko – Benjamin Krnetić
Aco – Dino Hajderović
Adi – Ivan Pašalić
Dejan – Jernej Kogovšek
Radovan – Emir Hadžihafizbegović
Ranka – Mediha Musliović
Mirtić – Zoran Cvijanović
Sonja – Polona Juh
Samira – Daria Lorenci Flatz
Mirsad – Milan Pavlović
Marina – Vesna Trivalić
Trener – Jernej Šugman
Nenad – Peter Musevski
Čiča – Mustafa Nadarević
Furlan – Igor Žužek
Bole – Meto Jovanovski
Makarovićka – Jessica Žagar
TV presenter – Nuša Šenk
Živka – Violeta Tomić
Savka – Vesna Anđelković
Waiterss – Saša Mihelčič
Krković – Sebastjan Starič
Enes – Enes Hrnčić
Irfan – Irfan Beširević
Ljubo – Ljubomir Subotić
Nermina – Lana Mazzini
Father – Slobodan Maksimović
Police Officer 1 – Aleksandar Rajaković Sale
Police Officer 2 – Valter Dragan
Customs Officer 1 – Moamer Kasumović
Customs Officer 2 – Igor Skvarica
Luka – Luka Batina
Special Appearance – Radoslav Nesterović

 

 

The Crew – Authors

Screenplay: Goran Vojnović
Script doctor: Abdulah Sidran
Director: Goran Vojnović
Director of Photography: Radovan Čok
Composer: Anže Kacafura – Cazzafura
Sound Recordist: Jože Trtnik
Sound Designer: Boštjan Kačičnik
Editors: Janez Bricelj, Ivor Ivezić
Set Designer: Urša Loboda
Costume Designer: Zvonka Makuc
Make-up Artist: Mirjam Kavčič
Producers: Franci Zajc, Boštjan Ikovic 

 

Abdulah Sidran

Script doctor. Born on the 2nd of October 1944, Abdulah Sidran is a Bosnian-Herzegovinian poet, writer and a film screenwriter. He is one of the most important and renowned film authors (screenwriter) of the ex-Yugoslavian cinematography. He wrote screenplays for films like Do you remember Dolly Bell and When Father Was Away on Business both of which were directed by Emir Kustorica. Sidran also wrote screenplay for the film Kuduz directed by Ademir Kenović and (A)Torzija and many others. He has received many awards and nominations for his work. Sidran is a regular member of the Academy of Science and Art in Bosnia as well as chess master candidate. Sidran lives and works in Sarajevo and in Goražde.

 

Radovan Čok

Director of Photography. After graduating from Pedagogy Academy, Radovan devoted himself to film photography. His début film as a director of photography was a TV film The Time of Crisis (directed by Franci Slak in 1981). Since then Radovan has filmed 19 feature films, TV films, 72 short films and 28 documentaries. For his work he received many awards: Gold Bird for photography in 1978, MAFAF in Pula 1977, Week of Home Film in Celje 1984, 1988, at the Slovenian Film Festival in Portorož in 1993, 1999, 2001. All this time he has been active as a lecturer at various seminars and workshops, lecturing also at the Film Academy in Ljubljana and other media institutions (IAM Ljubljana, High Art School in Nova Gorica). Radovan Čok is one of the founders of the Slovenian Cameramen Association, lately also being its president.

Filmography – Feature films:

The Time of Crisis – directed by Franci Slak (1981)
Shadows of Close Ancestors – directed by Filip Robar Dorin (1982)
December Rain – directed by Božo Šprajc (1989)
Love, Kranj Style – directed by Janez Drozg (1989)
Operation Cartiere – directed by Miran Zupanič (1990)
Slum Baby – Gli Anni Di Lata – directed by Paul Stany (Giovanni Carrino) (1992)
Striptih – directed by Filip Robar Dorin (1994)
Box of Candies – directed by Jan Zakonjšek (1994)
Čamčatka – directed by Mitja Novljan (1995)
Rascals! – directed by Miran Zupanič (1999)
Desperado Tonic – directed by Boris Petkovič (2000)
Like in Heaven Like on Earth – directed by Franci Slak (2006)
Passage – directed by Boris Palčič (2008)
Piran – Pirano – directed by Goran Vojnović (2010)
Le Voci Nel Buio (Voices in the Dark) – directed by Rodolfo Bisatti (2011)
Chefurs Raus! – directed by Goran Vojnović (2013)

 

 

Urša Loboda

Set Designer. Urša was born in 1964 in Ljubljana. After finishing high school she studied architecture at the Faculty of Architecture in Ljubljana. Since 1989 she has been working as an independent cultural artist – set designer. Her work includes set designs for film and TV production, set design for ads for foreign market as well as design for exhibitions and other events.

As a set designer Urša worked on many Slovenian feature films, including: Thanks for Sunderland (2011, directed by Slobodan Maksimović, award for best film at Slovenian Film Festival in Portorož 2012), Piran – Pirano (2009, directed by Goran Vojnović), Passage (2008, directed by Boris Palčič; best film by choice of audiences at Slovenian Film Festival in Portorož 2008; Golden Aphrodite Award for best set design, Cyprus International Film Festival, Nikozija 2009), Tractor, Love and Rock ‘n’ Roll (2006, directed by Branko Đurić; Vesna Award for best set design, at Slovenian Film Festival in Portorož 2007), Tuning (2004, directed by Igor Šterk, main award at festival in Mannheim-Heidelberg 2008), Labour Equals Freedom (2004, directed by Damjan Kozole, Award Grand Prix- Palmera de Oro, Mostra de Valencia 2006), The Ruins (2002, directed by Janez Burger), Spare Parts (2001, directed by Damjan Kozole,). Urša was a set designer at the Oscar winning film No Man’s Land directed by Danis Tanovič. Chefurs Raus! (directed by Goran Vojnović, 2013).

Apart from that Urša has also worked at numerous short films as well as TV films and fiction-documentaries.

 

Zvonka Makuc

Costume Designer. Zvonka graduated from School for Design in Ljubljana. During her long professional career she hs worked at more than 100 film, TV and theatre projects. Among most prominent were legendary TV shows Periscope and Tomato Theatre, documentary project Istria Through Time and many others. Zvonka created costumes for 14 feature films, among those also for Hang on, Doggy directed by Jane Kavčič, Windhunter directed by Filip Robar Dorin, for which she received Badjur Award for best costume design. She also worked at the Oscar winning film No Man’s Land directed by Danis Tanovič, at Guardian of the Frontier directed by Maja Weiss etc. Lately Zvonka she was a costume designer at Piran – Pirano and Chefurjs Raus! both of which were directed by Goran Vojnović.

 

Mirjam Kavčič 

Make-up Artist. Mirjam has been working as a make-up artist at film and TV. Her filmography includes more than 20 feature and short films. In 2001 she worked at the Oscar winning internationally co-produced feature No Man’s Land. She worked at Dad (directed by Vlado Škafar, 2010), Piran – Pirano (directed by Goran Vojnovič, 2010), Trieste is Ours! (directed by Žiga Virc, 2010), Ljubljana The Beloved (directed by Matjaž Klopčič, 2005), Ode To The Poet (directed by Martin Srebotnjak, 2000), Rascals! (directed by Miran Zupanič, 1999), What Now, Luka (directed by Jane Kavčič, 1999), Crossroads (directed by Igor Prodnik, 1997), Piccolo Willy (directed by Miha Mazzini, 2002), Hot Dog (directed by Igor Gajič, 2001), Golden Heart (directed by Klemen Dvornik, 2001), The Excursion (directed by Martin Turk, 2002), Alan Ford (directed by Robert Černelč, 2003). Besides working at film, Mirjam is also active at TV shows. For feature film Shanghai Gypsy (directed by Marko Nabršnik, 2012) she received an award for best make-up at the Slovenian Film Festival in Portorož in 2012.

 

Janez Bricelj

Editor. Born in 1953 in Ljubljana, visual arts designer. At age 22 he joined Slovenian filmmakers in editing department as an assistant editor. Up till today Janez has gained many experiences working as editor of sound and picture at numerous projects from short, documentary and feature films. He worked with renowned Slovenian film directors like Tugo Štiglic, Matjaž Klopčič, Karpo Godina and many others. Among most successful projects Janez has recently worked at are: The Alexandrains, a documentary film by Metod Pevec, Shanghai Gypsy a feature film by Marko Naberšnik, Cheffurs Raus a feature film by Goran Vojnović.

 

Ivor Ivezić

Editor. Born in 1976 in Pula, Croatia. In 1995 Ivor graduated from High School in Pula. In 1998 he moved to Zagreb and enlisted in Academy of Dramatic Art. In 2007 he graduated with excellence in TV and Film editing.
As a freelancer Ivor worked at numerous projects and in 2010 he was employed by the Croatian Television as an editor. He lives and works in Zagreb, is married and has 2 children.

Filmography:

- Skewed Images (Iskrivljeni odrazi), documentary, director: Tatjana Božić, producer: Fade in, 2000.
- Blue Pony (Plavi Pony), documentary, director: Ivona Juka, producer: ADU, 2004.
- What With Myself During The Day (Što sa sobom preko dana), documentary, director: Ivona Juka, producer: 4film, 2005.
- View From The Well (Pogled iz bunara), short film (a part of omnibus Some Other Stories -Neke druge priče), director: Ivona Juka, producer: 4film, 2006.
- Lavanderman, feature– documentary, director: Zvonimir Rumboldt, producer: Kad-tad, 2009.
- Romkom, short film, director: Zvonimir Rumboldt, producer: 4film, 2010.
- The Beauty Of The Night (Krasotica večeri), documentary, director: Darko Borić – Bubi, producer: HRT, 2011.
- How We Got To Europe: A Case Of SeX (Kako smo ušli u Europu: slučaj SeXa), documentary, director: Ines Pletikos, producer: Kinematograf, 2012.

Awards:

- Award for best editing at Film Review of the Academy for Theatre in 2005 for the film Blue Pony (Plavi Pony)
- Award for best editing at Days Of Croatian Film in 2006 for What With You During The Day (Što sa sobom preko dana)
- Award by the Zagreb University Chancellor for outstanding art achievement in editing documentary film What With You During The Day (Što sa sobom preko dana).

 

Anže Kacafura

Composer. Anže was born in Celje in 1985. For the first time he appeared in the public in a tandem called Da Deuce with a song I’ve Had Enough Of You. The song made it to the international hip-hop compilation Speaking Tongues. Later on it was used in the film Birthday Girl starring Nicole Kidman and Vincent Cassel. As a producer, music author and text writer Anže gained quite a recognition in 2006 when he wrote first single for Jadranka Juras If Only I knew from her debut album Anima. In the last few years Anže produced a few albums and songs like Sorry I am (Zlatko ft. Tina Marinšek), More of Life (Zlatko ft. Senidah) and Let it Shine in the Eyes (Muff). Anže has collaborated with renowned authors like Edo Maajka, Siddharta, Vlado Kreslin, Nikolovski, Anika Horvat, Nina Pušlar etc. Making the film music for Chefurs Raus! was for him first experience of that kind.

 

Franci Zajc 

Producer. Franci’s opus among other work includes working at an outstanding production Blossoms in the Autumn and at TV series Decameron. Later on he produced successful feature Dark Angels (directed by

Sašo Podgoršek), Sweet Dreams (directed by Sašo Podgoršek), What Now, Luka (directed by Jane Kavčič), Rascals! (directed by Miran Zupanič), Ljubljana The Beloved (directed by Matjaž Klopčič), Rooster’s Breakfast (directed by Marko Naberšnik), Piran-Pirano (directed by Goran Vojnović) and numerous documentaries, among them

The Story of Mr. P.F. (directed by Karpo Godina), Kocbek And His Time (directed by Miran Zupanič) and the successful Children From Petriček’s Hill (directed by Miran Zupanič). Franci is also a co-producer of a successful Czech film A Night Too Young (directed by Olmo Omerzu), which premiered at the film festival in Berlin Film Festival 2012.

Feature film Shanghai Gypsy (directed by Marko Naberšnik) was awarded best screenplay at Montreal Film Festival in 2012. Franci produced Chefurs Raus! (directed by Goran Vojnović) in 2013.

 

 

Boštjan Ikovic

Producer. Boštjan graduated from Faculty of Economics in Ljubljana in 2007. He worked and collaborated at organizing of more than 400 different events and music concerts in Slovenia, as well as some DJs’ performances in Austria. Between 2006-2008 Boštjan worked in media department at Studio Marketing as an assistant in media planning, at Media Publikum he was a media planner and worked in marketing at Radio Express.

He worked as a production coordinator of the TV series Passions (directed by Jure Pervanje, 2009) of TV series Mine, Yours, Ours (directed by Siena Krušič, 2010), and at the documentary film At The End of Tržaška Street (directed by Jurij Gruden, 2010). Boštjan was a production coordinator and a promotion planner of the feature film Piran – Pirano (directed by Goran Vojnović, 2010), an executive producer of the feature film Shanghai Gypsy (directed by Marko Naberšnik, 2012) and a producer of the feature film Chefurs Raus! (directed by Goran Vojnović, 2013).  Boštjan also co-produced successful Czech film A Night Too Young (directed by Olmo Omerzu) which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in 2012.

 

 

Co-producer

Depo Sarajevo

Jadran film Zagreb

 

Techical Services
Film Studio Viba Film

 

Sponsor

City Municipality of Ljubljana

 

Media Partner

Radio Television Slovenia

 

Co-funded by

Slovenian Film Centre

 

Technical Specs

Length: 100 minutes

Format: DCP; 1:1,85; 24/fps, color

Dolby digital 5.1

 

Produced in 2013.