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Marjetka is living ten years with Maks, who is a painter, and an uncompromising conceptual artist. At first, it seemed different: Max was witty, charming, talented and promising, so he hired Marjetka to reach fame and success. "Well, it is funny today, but fame and money is not coming out of nowhere". The film has a poet, Srecko, Max's mother, an opera singer, and Vilma, Marjetka's friend. In short, the artists themselves, or as Max says from his point of view: "Slovenian - Country artists". And when Marjetka a few days after her 30th birthday, full of doubts about this way of life, which is not to her liking, she realizes that Maks is not only an irreversible bohemian, but also a slacker and sarcastic, she decides to change her life. And this is very radical. Rather than leave it to him.
Although Slovenia is not very known in film industry, there are some exceptions regarding the dramatic elements used in their movies. Stereotype is classical European drama with tragic-comic suspense, which does not become pathetic in any part of the movie. The acting of "Magnifico", who won "the best Slovenian actor award" the year Stereotype was released, is not just above average - it is acting of which some "made" stars in Hollywood can only dream about. He also contributed soundtrack to the movie that helps developing the movie plot with its main theme with repeating in different variations throughout the whole movie. Some scenes in the movie are suffering from lack of budget and sometimes the story provides extended scenes with no real impact, but the persuasive acting just makes you wanting too see more of Magnifico.
7.5 stars out of ten.
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