Croatian New Wave Spotlight
Robert Orhel / Croatian New Wave Spotlight, World Cinema / Croatia / 2013 / Crime, Drama, LGBT / 76 minsA crime drama in which a university student and a homicide detective, both dealing with unplanned pregnancies, meet when the former accidentally shoots a stranger.
Branko Vilus / Croatian New Wave Spotlight, EcoCInema, Shorts / Croatia / 2013 / Environmental, Nature / 20 minsCroatia is becoming a tourist destination at the peak of its season. Yet only a few miles off the beaten track you will find the perfect Zen place – a place where people collect salt, pick olives and build drystone walls. This film is a visual essay - an ode to work, nature and – silence.
Precedes: Vis à Vis
Nevio Marasovic / Croatian New Wave Spotlight, World Cinema / Croatia / 2013 / Comedy, Drama / 81 minsRising star director Nevio Maravic, a cross between Woody Allen and a Croatian Alexander Payne, has a relaxed approach to filmmaking. This bittersweet comedy follows a film director and his leading man to the remote island of Vis to work on the script. Due to the isolation they face during the winter, they unexpectedly face their own frustrations which are constantly intertwined with the film's plot! The film is praised for its fantastic scenery and a delightful score by Andrew Bird.
Preceded by: Salt, Olive and Stone