Croatian Programme - Minority Co-Production
At a time of the great social and political crisis in Serbia at the end of the twentieth century, writer Petar Mirić, who joined the state security service for patriotic reasons, wants to go back to a normal life. This, however, proves to be impossible, as everybody around him ally with someone. In his search for the truth, Mirić is torn by paranoia and restlessness, and is constantly watched by the state security forces. It seems escape is impossible.
Serbia, Croatia, North Macedonia | 2018 | 89’
drama | CROATIAN PREMIERE
DIRECTOR Dragan Marinković | SCREENPLAY Dragan Marinković, David Albahari, Dušan Spasojević | CINEMATOGRAPHY Boris Gortinski | EDITOR Petar Marković | PRODUCTION DESIGN Irena Marjanov | COSTUME DESIGN Roza Trajčevska Ristovska | SOUND Petar Stojčić, Marko Hajduković | SCORE Mate i Šimun Matišić | MAKE UP Jasmina Mina Lilić | ACTORS Nikola Đuričko, Iva Mihalić, Lazar Ristovski, Marijana Janković, Toni Mihajlovski, Tihomir Stanić | PRODUCERS Dragan Marinković, Lazar Ristovski | COMPANY Marebo, Zillion film | COPRODUCER Ivan Maloča | COPRODUCED BY Interfilm (Croatia), Punk film (North Macedonia) | SALES AGENT Zillion film
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS International Film Festival FEST 2019
Dragan Marinković (Zemun, 1950) graduated in film and TV directing from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade, as well as from the Faculty of Law. He is the author of a large number of documentary and short films, dramas, and TV series. The projects he directed or wrote the screenplay for have been screened in more than fifty countries, and have received awards in both Serbia and abroad. He has directed five feature films: Leeches (2018), Take a Deep Breath (2004), Boomerang (2001), Byzantine Blue (1993), and The Bizarre Country (1987).