Synopsis: A hunter heads out to the mountains to mend his broken heart. On his way, he can’t escape the visions of his lover who left him. As he loses his mind, his dark side comes to life. The shadow guides him to hunt the mythical Goldhorn and ultimately leads him to his demise. Based on the Slovenian folktale, a story about greed and our relationship towards nature.
About the Filmmaker: Lea Vučko 1991 studied in the field of illustration at the Academy of fine arts and design at the University of Ljubljana. She animated on projects such as Prince Ki-Ki-do, Weasel, Špela Čadež’s OITNB Netflix commission and Somewhere Else, a contemporary puppet play. She is the co-creator of two site-specific projects that were selected for Animafests’ Animation goes MSU (Petris, Spring Cleaning) and cofounder of OCTOPICS production studio. The Legend of Goldhorn is her debut shortfilm awarded with VESNA, Slovenian main film award for best animated film in 2022, DSAF award from the Slovenian animated film association for best visual design and FGF, Festival of Mountain Film honourable mention.
This film is showing in the Animated Shorts screening at The Forum Auditorium on 19th November at 14:45.
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