Martin Turk


Slovenian-Italian filmmaker based in Ljubljana. His short films have screened at festivals across the globe. His short Every day Is Not the Same (2008) premiered at the Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes. He has directed three feature films: Feed Me with Your Words (2012), A Good Day’s Work (2018), and Don’t Forget to Breathe (2019).


Films by this director

Don’t Forget to Breathe

(Ne pozabi dihati, Slovenia, Italy, Croatia, 2019)

Directed by: Martin Turk
PHOTOGRAPHY: Radislav Jovanov Gonzo

Teenagers Kiira and Lenni have just fallen in love and they’re already expecting a baby. Being from single-parent families, their future seems uncertain. But they are sticking to their decision to stay together and start a family. As adult commitments are proving too much for Lenni, he starts spending more time with an older, far-right man Janne and neglecting Kiira. Under Janne’s influence, Lenni stirs the waters of their multi-ethnic neighbourhood, so as Kiira’s pregnancy adv...

color, 98'
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