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Dalibor Matanić

2000 Blagajnica hoce ici na morehe/Cashier Wants to Go to the Seaside
2002 Fine mrtve djevojke/Fine Dead Girls
2004 100 minuta slave/100 Minutes of Glory
2009 Tulum/Party (short)
2010 Majka asfalta/Mother of Asphalt
2013 Majstori
2015 Zvizdan/The High Sun

​He was born in Zagreb in 1975. He holds a degree in Film and Television Directing from the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb. He made his award-winning feature debut The Cashier Wants to go to the Seaside in 2000, based on his own screenplay. His second feature, Fine Dead Girls, won the Grand Prix, Audience Award and Critics’ Award at Croatia’s national film festival in 2002. One of his most successful works is his short entitled Party, which premiered at the Critic’s Week in Cannes 2009 and later won 18 film awards at national and international festivals.

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The High Sun / Dalibor Matanić

Three different love stories set in three consecutive decades, in two neighboring Balkan villages burdened with a long history of inter-ethnic hatred: this is a film about the dangers – and the enduring strength – of forbidden love.

Director:Dalibor Matanić
Script:Dalibor Matanić
Cinematography:Marko Brdar
Editing:Tomislav Pavlić
Sound:Julij Zornik
Music:Alen Sinkauz, Nenad Sinkauz
Costumes:Ana Savić Gecan
With:Tihana Lazović (Jelena/Nataša/Marija), Goran Marković (Ivan/Ante/Luka), Nives Ivanković (mother), Dado Ćosić (Saša), Stipe Radoja (Božo/Ivno), Trpimir Jurkić (father), Mira Banjac (grandmother), Slavko Sobin (Mane/Dino)
World Sales:Cercamon, Dubai T.+97 1566 06 3824
Production Design:Mladen Ozbolt
Producer:Ankica JurićTilić
Production:Kinorama, Croatia T.+385 1 2316 787
Production Country:Croatia-Slovenia-Serbia
Co-production:Gustav film (Slovenia), SEE Film Pro (Serbia)
Format:DCP Color
Production Year:2015
“Un Certain Regard” Jury Prize Winner – Cannes IFF 2015, France
Best Director, Best Actress (Croatian Competition, seven awards in total) – Pula FF 2015, Croatia
CICAE Award – Sarajevo IFF 2015, Bosnia
Screening Schedule
STAVROS TORNES:Saturday, November 07, 2015 - 23:00 | ID:167
STAVROS TORNES:Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 20:15 | ID:866