Emil Filipčič

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Emil Filipčič
Emil Filipčič in 2011
Emil Filipčič in 2011
Born(1951-04-08)8 April 1951
Belgrade, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (now in Serbia)
OccupationWriter, playwright, actor
Notable worksKeopsova piramida, Problemi
Notable awardsPrešeren Foundation Award
2011 for Problemi

Emil Filipčič (born 8 April 1951) is a Slovene writer, playwright and actor. He is known for his novels, short stories and dramas and has also appeared as an actor in numerous theatre productions in Slovenia.[1]

Filipčič was born in Belgrade in 1951. He studied at the Academy for Theatre, Radio, Film and Television in Ljubljana and works as a freelance writer, actor, playwright and director.[2] In 2011 he won the Prešeren Foundation Award for his novel Problemi (Problems).[3]

Selected works[edit]

  • Grein Vaun, novel, (1979)
  • Kerubini (Cherubins), satirical novel co-written with Branko Gradišnik under the single pseudonym Jožef Paganel
  • Kuku, novel, (1985)
  • Ervin kralj, novel, (1986)
  • X-100, novel, (1988)
  • Orangutan, short stories (1992)
  • Dobri robotek, short stories (1993)
  • Urugvaj 1930, novel, (1993)
  • Jesen je, novel, (1995)
  • Izlet v naravo, short stories (1997)
  • Keopsova piramida, novel, (2005)
  • Problemi, novel, (2009)

Plays[edit]

  • Kegler, drama (1981)
  • Ujetniki svobode, drama (1982)
  • Altamira, satirical comedy (1982)
  • Bolna nevesta , satirical comedy (1984)
  • Kako naj odgovorim spoštovanemu tovarišu Francetu Piberniku?, drama (1985)
  • Atlantida, drama (1988)
  • Božanska tragedija, drama (1989)
  • Psiha, comedy (1993)
  • Veselja dom, drama (1996)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Slovene Writers' Association site". Slovene writers' portal (in Slovenian). DSP Slovene Writers' Association. Archived from the original on 10 October 2011. Retrieved 11 November 2011.
  2. ^ Helga Glušič, Sto Slovenskih Pripovednikov (Ljubljana: Prešernova družba, 1996) ISBN 961-6186-21-3
  3. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture, complete list of Prešeren Foundation Awards recipients[permanent dead link]