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Chicory and coffe

Čikorija an' kafe
Director: Dušan Kastelic

Slovenia, animation, 2008, 8min.
A story of a simple family of farmers from their wedding to their death. Throughout their entire married life, the wife serves her husband a cheap coffee substitute (chicory). But the misanthropic ruffian never notices the deception, even though everybody else knows about it. It is a simple story about our inability to show our loved ones how we feel about them, until it is too late.

Awards:
2008 – Vesna Award for the best animated film at the Slovenian Festival of Animated Film.
Section: Best of Slovenian stop-motion animation

Screenplay: Dušan Kastelic

Music: Iztok Mlakar, Mateja Starič