Karpotrotter

  • 49'
  • Slovenia
  • 2013
It was about 1970, at the peak of the Yugoslavian ‘Black Wave’ when the young filmmaker Karpo Godina decided to travel with his camera through the flat hinterland of Vojvodina. As village was linked to village, an unusual road movie emerged. The multi-ethnic character of the region was translated into a wide variety of faces, languages and customs. The title: Imam jednu kucu (I Have a House).
Unfortunately, as time passed, only a few fragments of this original film were preserved. Forty years later, another filmmaker embarks on the same journey with his camera through this flat landscape in the footsteps of the young Karpo Godina. With fragments of the original material, using Super-8 and suitable folk music, a film in dreams emerges. This makes Karpotrotter into a more than successful homage to an idiosyncratic director. A film about Karpo Godina, without Karpo Godina.


Director
Matjaž Ivanišin
Premiere
International premiere
Country of production
Slovenia
Year
2013
Festival Edition
IFFR 2014
Length
49'
Medium
DCP
Original title
Karpopotnik
Languages
Slovene, Serbian, Slovak, Hungarian, Roma, Romanian
Producer
Ðorde Legen
Production Company
Studio Legen
Sales
Studio Legen
Screenplay
Matjaž Ivanišin
Cinematography
Marko Brdar