PULA: Seven Croatian films and six minority coproductions are competing in the Croatian Programme of the 63rd Pula Film Festival taking place from 9 – 16 July 2016.
A record 105 films from Croatian filmmakers applied to the festival, including 31 feature films of which 12 were minority coproductions. Three Croatian films and one minority coproduction will screen out of competition.
The festival also has a Croatian short film programme and an international competition, and this year the festival will screen seven outstanding Croatian films from the past 25 years marking Croatia’s independence.
The Croatian Programme competition:
Generation ’68 (Croatia) Directed by Nenad Puhovski Produced by Factum
Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre
Ministry of Love (Croatia, Czech Republic) Directed by Pavo Marinković Produced by Telefilm /Casablanca Coproduced by 8Heads Productions
Shooting Stars (Croatia, Serbia) Directed by Ivan-Goran Vitez Produced by Interfilm Coproduced by Zillion Films Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Center
On the Other Side (Croatia, Serbia) Directed by Zrinko Ogresta Produced by Interfilm and Zillion Films Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre
All the Best (Croatia, Macedonia) Directed by Snježana Tribuson Produced by Kinorama Coproduced by the Croatian Radiotelevision, Skopje Film Studio Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre
Confusions (Croatia) Directed by Lana Kosovac
Produced by EurokazCoproduced by Akademija dramske umjetnostiSupported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre
Trampoline (Croatia) Directed by Katarina Zrinka Matijević Produced by Interfilm Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre
A Good Wife (Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia) Directed by Mirjana Karanovic Produced by This&That Productions Coproduced by Deblokada, Nukleus Film, Cineplanet Supported by Film Fund Sarajevo
Full Contact (Netherlands, Croatia)Directed by David VerbeekProduced by Lemming FilmCoproduced by VPRO, JDP in association with Nukleus film and Wild at ArtSupported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre
Houston, We Have A Problem! (Slovenia, Croatia, Germany, Czech Republic, Qatar)Directed by Žiga VircProduced by Studio Virc, Nukleus film, Sutor KolonkoCoproduced by HBO Europe, WDR, RTV SlovenijaSupported by the Slovenian Film Centre, Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Viba Film, the MEDIA Programme, Doha Film Institute, Eurimages
Interruption (Greece, France, Croatia)Directed by Yorgos ZoisProduced by Pan Entertainment, EZ Films, JDP in association with Nukleus filmCoproduced by NOVA, Marni Films, Cinéphase, Digital District, Post Faust Ltd, Prosenghisi Ltd, Squaredsquare Films, Homemade FilmsSupported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre
Lazar (Macedonia, Croatia, Bulgaria, France)Directed by Svetozar RistovskiProduced by Small MovesCoproduced by Gala Film, Arizona Productions, MP – Film ProductionSupported by Macedonian Film Agency, the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Bulgarian National Film Center, Eurimages
Sparrows (Iceland, Denmark, Croatia)Directed by Rúnar RúnarssonProduced by Nimbus Film, Nimbus Iceland, HalibutCoproduced by Pegasus Pictures, MP – Film ProductionSupported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre