'Rooster's Breakfast' joins Oscar race

Marko Nabersnik's pic in the running for Slovenia

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MOSCOW -- "Rooster's Breakfast" (Petelinji Zajtrk), written and directed by Marko Nabersnik and produced by the company Arsmedia, has been chosen as Slovenia's entry in the foreign-language Oscar race, out of five movies that applied, the Association of Slovenian Filmmakers said.

Based on the novel by Feri Lainscek, "Rooster's Breakfast" was Slovenia's boxoffice champion of 2007. It also received the best writer, the best director and the best actor awards at Slovenia's main film festival, Portoroz.