Croatian Programme - Croatian Film
When he arrives at a Catholic boarding school, Goran feels stifled by instant religion that is being rammed down his throat. He rejects it all, convinced that we need not believe something that is forced upon us. Even when everyone turns against him, he stands firm and refuses to convert.
Croatia, North Macedonia, Serbia | 2019 | 80'
drama | CROATIAN PREMIERE
DIRECTOR Ognjen Sviličić | SCREENPLAY Ognjen Sviličić | CINEMATOGRAPHY Marinko Marinkić | EDITOR Nataša Pantić | PRODUCTION DESIGN Ivana Škrabalo | COSTUME DESIGN Emilija Ivanovska Atanasovska | SOUND Igor Perović, Ivan Kljajić | SCORE Tomislav Mihaljević, Marko Vojvodić | MAKE UP Iva Kurobasa | LEAD ACTRESS Belma Salkunić | LEAD ACTOR Franko Jakovčević | SUPPORTING ACTRESSES Karla Brbić, Barbara Vicković, Iva Jerković, Mia Petričević, Klara Mucci | SUPPORTING ACTORS Igor Kovač, Goran Bogdan, Stipe Radoja, Josip Lukić, Dado Ćosić | PRODUCER Damir Terešak | COMPANY Maxima film | COPRODUCERS Tomi Salkovski, Nikolina Vučetić Zečević | COPRODUCED BY Skopje Film Studio (North Macedonia), Biberche productions (Serbia) | DISTRIBUTION 2i Film | WORLD SALES Wide Management
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS Busan International Film Festival 2019 - World Cinema, Warsaw Film Festival 2019, Cottbus Film Festival, FEST 2020, Cinedays 2019
Ognjen Sviličić (Split, 1971) graduated in film directing from the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb. He has made five feature films (Wish I Were a Shark, Sorry for Kung Fu, Armin, Two Sunny Days, These Are the Rules), and has received awards at Croatian and international film festivals (Berlin, Venice, Warsaw, etc.) Along with directing, he has been successful as a screenwriter of awarded films. He teaches screenwriting at the Academy of Dramatic Art.