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Nobody Said I Have to Love You (Nihče ni rekel, da te moram imeti rad)

Nominated for

Best Short Film

Directed by

Matjaž Jamnik

18' • Slovenia • 2019



Aleksander is a man with a successful career. He is on his way to take his eleven year old son Jan to music school, but Jan doesn`t wait for his father where he is supposed to. Instead he is taking a shower, still dirty from playing football. It soon becomes clear that Jan will refuse to go to music school no matter what, while Aleksander gets increasingly impatient.

Director's Bio: Matjaž Jamnik is a screenwriter and film director who completed his studies at Ljubljana`s Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television. His thesis film Nobody told me I have to love you was the first slovenian film to be selected for the Cinefondation section of the Cannes Film Festival. He was also awarded the national Prešern Prize for Students for his work on the film. Recently he completed Framing Sutherland, an independent documentary project, produced and created in South Africa.

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