An animated film by Špela Čadež | 12 min | 2012


BOLES is a puppet cartoon about the two outsiders Filip and Tereza, who live in a desolate city in an anonymous apartment block. Her loneliness comes to an end when Tereza visits Filip with the desire to write love letters to her fiancé Boles. Filip agrees despite concerns, and suddenly the events take an unexpected and wonderful turn ...


Script and Direction: Špela Čadež

DoP: Michael Jörg

Sound: Johanna Herr

Animation: Spela Cadez, Oliver Throm

Editing: Thomas Schmidl

Producer SLO: Tina Smrekar

In co-production with Zavod No History
Production funded by Film- und Medienstiftung NRW

Festivals and Awards

International Animation Film Festival Annecy

DOK Leipzig: Golden Dove for best animated film

Countryside Animafest Cyprus: Best animated film

ANIBAR International Animation Festival, Kosovo: Special Mention

ANIMANIMA Fesitval of Animated Film, Servia: Audience Award

Slovenian Film Festival: Best short film

9th World Festival of Animated Film Varna: Special Mention from the Jury

ANIMASYROS International Animation Festival, Greece: Special Mention