Yugoslavia / 1961 / Slovenian

Directed by Boštjan Hladnik

With Duša Počkaj, Miha Baloh, Rado Nakrst

Still from 'Dancing in the Rain'Peter, an elementary school art teacher, lives on a drab bed, surrounded by easels, paintings, and cigarette butts. He sometimes shares his space with Maruša, a stage actress who is several years his senior. The two seem eager to one day be rid of one another, and seem just as unable to let one another go. It is around the borders of this sad, charcoal sketch that Dancing in the Rain chews, wending its termite-circles to the center, til it digs deep within the insecurities and longing of its impossibly isolated characters. Read the rest of this entry »