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Janez Burger

Janez Burger was born on March 21, 1965 in Kranj, Yugoslavia [now Slovenia]. He is a director and writer, known for Idle Running (1999), Silent Sonata (2011) and Ivan (2017). See full bio »

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Known For

Idle Running Director
Silent Sonata Director
Ivan Director
Ruins Director


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 2020 Sanjska masina (Documentary)
 2018 Tribuna - Happy Rebellion (TV Movie documentary)
 2017/I Ivan
 2016 First 10: Remake (Documentary short)
 2014 Pogovori o Vitomilu Zupanu (TV Movie documentary)
 2014 Sprava (Short)
 2011 Silent Sonata
 2007 Sonja (TV Movie)
 2004 Ruins
 1999 Idle Running
 1994 Samota (Short)
 1993 Televizní mikroscéna (Short)
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Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (1 credit)

Did You Know?


His first name Janez is a traditional Slovenian form of the Latin given name Johannes (Ioannes), and as such equivalent for John in English.



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