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FNE at Cannes 2016: Croatian Cinema in Cannes Featured

Croatian Audiovisual Centre 2016-05-14

South-East European Pavillion, Village International Riviera n.134

Croatian Films in Cannes

THE BEAST by Miroslav Sikavica
2016 | 15' | Colour | Drama

QUINZAINE - SHORT FILM SELECTION

A rashly accepted job at a construction site in a coastal resort becomes a pain in the neck of a backhoe loader operator from the hinterland who, in order to retain paternal authority and get the legal, but dirty demolition work done, needs to remove an unwanted witness.

Produced by Boris T. Matić, Lana Ujdur (Propeler Film)


SCREENINGS
THU | May 19th | 14:45 | Theatre Croisette
FRI | May 20th | 16:00 | Studio 13

SIERANEVADA by Cristi Puiu
2016 | 180' | Colour | Drama

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Somewhere in Bucharest, three days after the attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris and forty days after his father’s death, 40-year-old doctor Lary spends one Saturday at a family gathering in memory of the deceased. The event does not go as planned. Forced to face his fears and his past, Lary is left with no choice but to tell the truth.

Sierranevada by Cristi PuiuProduced by Mandragora (RO)

Co-produced by Alcatraz Films (FR), Spiritus Movens Production (HR), Sisters and Brother Mitevski (MK), 2006 Sarajevo (BA)

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SCREENINGS
THU | May 12th | 15.30 | Lumiere PREMIERE
FRI | May 13th | 13.45 | Soixantiemme PUBLIC

MARKET SCREENING
FRI | May 13th | 17.30 | Olympia 3
MON | May 16th | 18:00 | Gray 1
WED | May 18th | 9.30 | Olympia 3

PRESS SCREENING
WED | May 11th | 19:00 | Debussy
WED | May 11th | 21:00 | Bazin

A TWO WAY MIRROR by Katarina Zrinka Matijević
2016 | 42’ | Colour
A poetic documentary that illustrates different states of mind, inner struggles and revelations through the beautiful but bitterly cold mountainous landscapes of Lika. While Zrinka, the protagonist, films the mesmerizing but harsh scenery of the Lika region, the scenery forms an outline of Zrinka, a womanenlightened, but no longer defined, by her many losses.

Produced by Nenad Puhovski (Factum)

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Screening
WED | May 18th | 15:30 | Palais B

GORAN by Nevio Marasović
2015 | 86’ | Colour | Drama, Thriller

All Goran ever wants to do is drive his taxi and take care of his blind wife Lina. However, people close to him also have plans and dreams of their own, which start threatening his carefree existence. On the backdrop of a cold white winter, the fiery personalities of these highlanders surface and collide. White gets tainted with red.

Produced by Danijel Pek (Antitalent)

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MARKET SCREENING
SAT | May 14th | 15:30 | Palais B

On the Other Side by Zrinko OgrestaON THE OTHER SIDE by Zrinko Ogresta
2016 | 85’ | Colour

Vesna is a middle-aged visiting nurse in Zagreb. Quietly she goes about her daily life of mundane chores: babysitting for her son, helping her daughter prepare for her wedding. Out of the blue she gets a call from her husband Žarko, who left his family on the eve of the war to fight for 'the other side'. His reappearance sends her carefully reconstructed life into a tailspin, endangering her new identity.

Produced by Ivan Maloča (Interfilm, HR)

Co-produced by Lazar Ristovski (Zilion film, RS)

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MARKET SCREENING
TUE | May 17th | 16:00 | Palais E

SHORT FILM CORNER
Best of Croatian Shorts 2015/2016

Fiction films
The Beast by Daina O. Pusić
Belladonna by Dubravka Turić
Flowers by Judita Gamulin

Animated films
Here There by Alexander Stewart
Moving Elements by Marko Tadić
Planemo by Veljko Popović

Experimental films
All Still Orbit by Dane Komljen, James Lattimer
The End by Tomislav Šoban
Zagreb Confidential – Imaginary Futures by Darko Fritz

Documentary films
4,7 by Đuro Gavran