Father is a story of a man who sees his children taken away because of poverty, a story of a humiliated man who, through his journey from his village in the south of Serbia to the capital city, out of protest, dignity and desperation, becomes a hero.
Srdan Golubović co-wrote the script together with Ognjen Sviličić. Golubović’s constant collaborator Aleksandar Ilić is lensing. The cast is led by Goran Bogdan, Boris Isaković, Nada Šargin, Milica Janevski, Vahid Džanković, Jovo Maksić, Nikola Rakočević and Ljubomir Bandović.
The film is produced by Jelena Mitrović through Serbia’s Baš Čelik. The 1.7m EUR budget film is supported by Film Center Serbia, the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, the Slovenian Film Center,, Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Film Fund, France’s CNC - Cinéma du Monde, Germany’s MDM Fund, ZDF Arte, Eurimages and the MEDIA Creative Europe.
The film will be shot on location in Eastern Serbia and Belgrade over 60 shooting days.
Srdan Golubović previously directed The Trap / Klopka (2007) and Circles / Krugovi (2013), both produced by Baš Čelik. He has received a number of accolades including the Special Jury Prize in the World Cinema – Dramatic competition in Sundance.
Director: Srdan Golubović
Scriptwriters: Srdan Golubović, Ognjen Sviličić
DoP: Aleksandar Ilić
Cast: Goran Bogdan, Boris Isaković, Nada Šargin, Milica Janevski, Vahid Džanković, Jovo Maksić, Nikola Rakočević, Ljubomir Bandović