Museum of Slovenian Film Actors
|Muzej slovenskih filmskih igralcev|
|Kraška cesta 26, SI-6215 Divača|
|Phone||386 (0) 41 550 044, 386 (0) 5 7310 949|
|Managed by||Slovenian Cinematheque Museum Department|
|Nataša Matevljič, Head|
Born in the village of Divača,(1907–1979) was the first Slovene actress to achieve international star status – her heyday was in the late 1920s when she starred in the film Erotikon (1929) by Czech director Gustav Machaty, which enjoyed major box-office success both in Europe and in the USA.
The young Slovene actressfirst lived in Berlin, at that time the centre of the European film industry. Her debut was in the role of a chambermaid in Was die Kinder ihren Eltern verschweigen. After Erotikon she performed in the first Czech sound film Gallows Toni in 1930. She declined an invitation from Hollywood and instead got married, changed her name to , and moved to Belgrade. After World War II she starred in in several Yugoslav theatre productions and the Yugoslav film production War (1960), however she never managed to regain her earlier fame. In 1979 Ita Rina died in Budva, and was buried in Belgrade.
- Škratelj Homestead
- Slovenian Cinematheque Museum Department
- Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia, Nova Gorica Regional Office