ZAGREB: Zrinko Ogresta’s On the Other Side, a Croatian/Serbian coproduction, has been selected as Croatia’s entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards. The decision was made through a secret ballot by 15 representatives of the Croatian Association of Film Workers (HDFD).
On the Other Side premiered in the Panorama section of the 66th Berlin Film Festival and received a Special Mention from the Europa Cinema Label jury.
The story focuses on a nurse named Vesna, who moves to Zagreb along with her two children, running from events that nearly destroyed their lives 20 years earlier.
The film was produced by Interfilm in coproduction with Serbia’s Zillion film, and the Croatian Television (HRT). It was supported by the by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre and Film Center Serbia.
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