Matej Peljhan

Short movie The Little Prince (2013)

Documentary - animated short movie The Little Prince was made in 2015. It is based on the photographic series with the same title, which soon after the first presentation became a great success all over the world. Matej Peljhan wrote the screenplay and was the director of the film which was co-produced by the production house Stara gara, Tramal Films and Radio-Television Slovenia. The short animated part of movie was a big challenge, especially for the leading actor Luka Tavčar who had to show all of his inner strength and stamina because of his illness and physical weakness. Due to the fact that it was made in stop-motion technique, it was necessary to take over 1500 single photographs. The film received the award Vesna for special achivements at the main national film festival in Portorož in 2015.