Aleksandra mène une double vie : pour vivre, elle se prostitue via les petites annonces sous le nom de "Slovenian Girl".Froide et manipulatrice, elle pensait faire son métier avec détachement.
Dans son village situé à la frontière croate il n'y avait pas de cinéma.
En revanche, la télévision diffusait de vieux films: "J'y ai vu pour la première fois L' Atalante puis des films de Godard et de Truffaut (...) Mes envies de cinéma viennent de là".
According to Variety, Slovenian Girl is “one of the most coolly calculating antiheroines to grace the silver screen”.
Daily Film Dose says the film “is a resolutely grim, haunting, beautifully crafted and powerfully acted story of a young woman. For Film Monthly “a Call Girl is an exciting movie to experience because it is a film that seems to value character over plot, and substance over style.
Mais le projet a végété pendant cinq ans à cause de problèmes avec l’équivalent slovène du CNC.
Aleksandra is a student from Krško, a small town in Slovenia. With a elegantly written script that creates real three-dimensional characters, and a sparse aesthetic style, director Damjan Kozole’s affecting character study creates a distinctive mood that is hard to shake off.” The French newspaper Le Figaro says “lie by lie, the heroine is becoming more appealing, thanks to the incredible performance of Nina Ivanišin.It is she who carries the film, and thanks to her the film is a “must see”'.“ According to Moving Pictures Magazine, “Slovenian Girl is a haunting meditation on capitalism and the world's oldest profession”, while Mike Goodridge in Screen Daily says "it’s a clever metaphor for the dubious values of capitalism and personal gain which have spread fast through the new Europe".Her ambition is to escape the banality of her home town and settle in the big city, but her clandestine job leads her to a dangerous encounter with local criminals.The film was screened at more than 70 international film festivals including Sarajevo Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, London Raindance, Montreal, Pusan, Warsaw, Valencia, São Paulo, Cairo, Thessaloniki, Les Arcs, Palm Springs, Gothenburg, Rotterdam International Film Festival, Chicago, New York, Edinburgh, Jerusalem, Cinessonne Paris.One evening in which she is short of funds, she ... After being fired, a young car mechanic Djuro gets recommendation to look for another job in a remote village.