Croatian Programme - Minority Co-Production
Nikola is ordered to give up his children to social services until he can provide adequate conditions for their upbringing, and his wis wife has a nervous breakdown. Nikola decides to take things into his own hands and leaves the village in the south of Serbia to travel on foot to Belgrade so that he could end corruption and get his children back. He meets different people on his journey, and is transformed from a marginal figure and a loser into a hero of our time.
Serbia, France, Germany, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2020 | 120’
drama | CROATIAN PREMIERE
DIRECTOR Srdan Golubović | SCREENPLAY Srdan Golubović, Ognjen Sviličić | CINEMATOGRAPHY Aleksandar Ilić | EDITOR Petar Marković | PRODUCTION DESIGN Goran Joksimović, Predrag Petrović | COSTUME DESIGN Ljiljana Petrović | SOUND Erik Mischijew, Corinna Fleig | SCORE Mario Schneider | MAKE UP Marinela Spasenović | ACTORS Goran Bogdan, Nada Šargin, Milica Janevski, Boris Isaković | PRODUCERS Jelena Mitrović, Čedomir Kolar, Alexander Ris, Marc Baschet, Danijel Hočevar, Boris T. Matić, Lana Matić, Amra Bakšić Čamo, Adis Đapo | COMPANY Baš Čelik | COPRODUCED BY ASAP Films (France), Neue Mediopolis (Germany), Propeler Film (Croatia), Vertigo (Slovenia), scca/Pro.Ba (Bosnia and Herzegovina), ZDF Arte (Germany), Arte France (France) | DISTRIBUTION Zagreb Film Festival | SALES AGENT The Match Factory
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS Berlin International Film Festival 2020 - Panorama (Audience Award, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury), Belgrade International Film Festival - FEST 2020 (Best Actor - Goran Bogdan, FEDEORA Award, most popular film of FEST), Sofia International Film Festival 2020
Srdan Golubović (Belgrade, 1972) is a director and screenwriter, and an associate professor of film direction at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade. He is known for his successful films Absolute 100 (2001), The Trap (2007, world premiere at Berlinale, shortlisted for the Oscar in Best Foreign Language Film category, won over 20 awards, screened at more than 50 festivals), Circles (world premiere at Sundance Film Festival in 2013, received the Special Jury Prize, screened at more than 80 festivals, won 32 international awards).