08-09-2014

FNE at Potoroz 2014: Barbarians

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Barbarians by Ivan Ikić Barbarians by Ivan Ikić

LJUBLJANA: Barbarians is the first feature movie by Serbian director Ivan Ikić who graduated in Film and TV Directing as the best student of his generation.

He directed several short films, TV commercials and documentaries, including Tarot Srbija! and in 2008, he attended the Berlinale Talent Campus.

The major part of the 613,000 EUR budget, 478,000 EUR, was provided by the Serbian production company SENSE Production. The rest came from the Montenegro production company OR (70,000 EUR) and the Slovenian production company Restart (65.000). The film has been also cofinanced by the Ministry of Culture Serbia (200,000 EUR), Film Center Serbia (45,000 EUR) and the Ministry of Culture Montenegro (20,000).

Barbarians is the story of a troubled teenager who is a leader of local football club fans and discovers that his father, who was believed to have disappeared in Kosovo conflicts, is in fact alive and asking for him. The film premiered in Karlovy Vary where it won Special Mention in East of the West Competition.  

Production Credits:
Production Company: Sense Production
Co-Producers: Restart Production, OR
Producer: Milan Stojanović
Director: Ivan Ikić
Screenwriter: Ivan Ikić
Director of Photography: Miloš Jaćimović
Colorist: Janez Ferlan
Editor: Dragan von Petrović
Sound Designer: Vladimir Živković, Vladimir Uspenski
Production Designer: Zorana Petrov
Costume Designer: Biljana Grgur
Make up: Tijana Draguljević, Marija Kovačević
Cast: Željko Marković, Nenad Petrović “Flash”, Jasna Đuričić, Marija Rakić