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Movies

- Films in Competition -
16. LFF , Croatian premiere , Program , COMPETITION , Opatija Summer Stage
(Croatian Premiere)
Samostalna produkcija
2018, 15`
How do you make a film about the rhythms of everyday life in North Korea, when you know that anyone who talks to you wouldn’t last long? How do you shoot a documentary when you know that filming is not allowed? In 90 Seconds in North Korea, Ranko Paukovic filmed in slow motion, shooting secretly in 2-second intervals on a hi-speed camera that everyone else around him believed was an ordinary to...
16. LFF , Program , World premiere , COMPETITION , Opatija Summer Stage
(World Premiere)
Vladimir Gojun, Ana Jurčić, Ana-Marija Bokor
2018, 62`
Is he a boy with an unbreakable spell being cast over him or just an idle uninspired artist coping with his inner demons? After selflessly opening himself to the strangers' ear, hidden in the corners of dimmed underground clubs, he confides to the lens, juxtaposing mantric thoughts of endless sorrow and loneliness, and insecurities of one which he shares with such dignity. What's an artist to d...
16. LFF , Program , COMPETITION , Opatija Summer Stage
Dschoint Ventschr Filmproduktion (CH) , Nukleus film , Ma.ja.de. Filmproduktions (DE) , IV Films OY
2018, 90`
Croatia, January 1992. In the midst of the Yugoslav Wars, Chris, a young Swiss journalist is found dead in mysterious circumstances. He was wearing the uniform of an international mercenary group. Anja Kofmel was his cousin. As a little girl, she used to admire this handsome young man; now a grown-up woman, she decides to investigate his story, trying to understand what really was the involveme...
16. LFF , Program , COMPETITION , Opatija Summer Stage
Jadranka Kosor has worked in politics for 20 years. After resigning under unexplained circumstances, Prime Minister Ivo Sanader appointed her as his successor and she became the first female Croatian prime minister. Elections of 2015 are the first ones in which the former prime minister takes part alone without the strong infrastructure of her former political party and these elections will dec...
16. LFF , Program , COMPETITION , Opatija Summer Stage
Josipa struggles with the consequences of sexual abuse that she suffered from the age of 4 to 12. Senad starts filming a movie about her. Joining Josipa's life he is no longer an objective filmmaker, but also becomes the protagonist of the film. Senad's life is also dramatically changing. The film is transformed into a personal, intimate, frantic and brutally honest story of the extremely unusu...
16. LFF , Program , COMPETITION , Opatija Summer Stage
The author’s mother, Vesna, is in her late 40s. For the last seven years she has been living and working in Germany. Vesna rarely talks about herself, and even when she does, her thoughts and attitudes remain hidden. Her life seems stable and monotonous, but there is another side to her. This autobiographical video diary documents the moments that reveal a secret both the author and her mother...
16. LFF , Program , World premiere , COMPETITION , Opatija Summer Stage
(World Premiere)
2018, 44`
Through a series of seemingly simple, everyday scenes, the film "The Cure" directly and minimalistically depicts the period of several months in the life of Tamara, who suffers from oropharyngeal cancer. The gravity of the situation is further intensified by the fact that the person behind the camera is Tamara's daughter. The daughter is looking for the answer why her mother still smo...
16. LFF , Program , COMPETITION , Opatija Summer Stage
Mr. and Mrs. Lovett live out their (sex) lives in full public view in front of a permanently connected webcam, which frames their spartan living room like a human aquarium. This is all we see of their lives - but it's not so little after all. The young couple are driven business people, and they flirt, strip and screw for the benefit of the camera and the customers on the receiving end. The Cro...
16. LFF , Program , COMPETITION , Opatija Summer Stage
"Over the course of several summer days in Split I talked to my mom about everything. I mean, really everything."
16. LFF , Program , World premiere , COMPETITION , Opatija Summer Stage
(World Premiere)
2018, 18`
Traditional customs of Istria. Singing. Gastro pleasure. All this in the ancient ritual of pig slaughter. What is the significance of meat today? Can we give up on its utilitarian rudimentary due to political, ecological, nutritional and other contemporary trends?!
16. LFF , Program , World premiere , COMPETITION , Opatija Summer Stage
(World Premiere)
2018, 16`
Zlatko Cvetković is a retired driver of, what once was, a successful company Kamensko. During his service, he was granted an apartment within the factory complex, which he still lives in. After Kamensko was sold, Zlatko became the occupant. New owners are trying everything to dislodge him from the apartment, which is why Zlatko is forced to take legal actions. The film follows the struggle of...
16. LFF , Croatian premiere , Program , COMPETITION , Opatija Summer Stage
(Croatian Premiere)
2018, 87`
Ocupied cinema is a film about guerrilla action initiated by young activists taking over privatized cinema Zvezda in Belgrade, Serbia. This activity united various social groups that shared the same ambition - to change the reality in which they live. However, their views about how that reality should look like were not the same.
16. LFF , Program , COMPETITION , Opatija Summer Stage
It’s winter break and these five boys are spending it with their boy scout troop, while Šeldon, the troop leader is in charge. Faced with the challenging mountain and strict rules that prevent them from doing whatever they want, these teenage boys have to accept each other and start acting as collective, that is, they have to grow up.
16. LFF , Program , COMPETITION , Opatija Summer Stage
Autobiographic documentary that depicts veterinary Sunčica’s struggle to take her passionate hobby of documentary filmmaking to another level by enrolling the Academy of Dramatic Art.
16. LFF , Program , COMPETITION , Opatija Summer Stage
Croatia has 718 islands and 467 cliffs. 67 islands are inhabited. 9 of them have direct access to drinking water. All of the other islands are dependent of water carrier ships. Our Daily Water is a Mediterranean comedy about one of these ships and its crew. The Captain's young nephew joins the crew for the first time and the battle of generations begins. But, this is not the only battle at sea....
16. LFF , Program , COMPETITION , Opatija Summer Stage
A satirical documentary parable about Nothing, in which Nothing, tired of being misunderstood, runs away from home and comes to address us for the first and the last time. Researched through 20.000 pages of the most eclectic bibliography ever used in a documentary film, shot over 8 years by 62 cinematographers in 70 countries; scored by cabaret grandmasters Pascal Comelade and the Tiger Lillies...
16. LFF , Program , World premiere , COMPETITION , Opatija Summer Stage
(World Premiere)
2018, 9`
Are humans submissive to crowds and do they hide in the anonymity of party clubs? The film takes us to the most popular party beach on the Mediterranean sea - Zrće on the island of Pag. Streams of people are pouring down to Zrće from all over the world in search of adventure and sex. The Party takes us into the zones of intimacy within the dynamics of the crowd. This temporary setup of amplif...
16. LFF , Program , COMPETITION , Opatija Summer Stage
HRT
2018, 27`
Derelict and obsolete machines tell a story from recordings preserved in the television archive. The story unfolds in four cycles. With the death of the machines, their stories die as well. The stories of unfulfilled human pursuits and messages to future generations disappear in the recordings’ entropy.What saves us from the unrelenting river of oblivion?
- Restart movies -
16. LFF , Festival premiere , Program , Programme by Restart , Opatija Summer Stage
All news from newspapers September 3, 2015 at that moment became real. Banality that day and personal memories are mingled here in a stew.
16. LFF , Program , Programme by Restart , Opatija Summer Stage
Restart , Petra Pan Film
2018, 74`
"Days of madness" is a film about two psychically different and unfairly rejected people who are learning to accept their dissimilarity. They are learning how to face the fact that they are rejected and declared as a hopeless.
16. LFF , Festival premiere , Program , Programme by Restart , Opatija Summer Stage
In the 1950s grandmothers sister moved with her husband to Germany. The photos they send document their new life in the West.
16. LFF , Program , Programme by Restart , Opatija Summer Stage
In 1991, a girl of Serb ethnicity Aleksandra Zec was killed in Zagreb. A quarter century later, director Oliver Frljić in Rijeka posed a theatrical performance on this occasion. Theatrical trials become collective psychotherapy, and twelve-year-old actress Nina seems like the war has never ended.
- Accompanying Programme -
16. LFF , Off program , Villa Antonio
Croatia was both a battlefield and a trading platform 25 years ago. In the midst of carnage, an Austrian citizen, Georg Gavrilović, becomes the owner of the largest meat industry in Croatia. He is now being tried for war profiteering, and the case is investigated by the journalist Iva A. One of the latest victims of the transition period pillage is the textile company Kamensko. Its former emplo...
16. LFF , Festival premiere , Off program , Villa Antonio
(Festival Premiere)
Udruga Facultas
2018, 100`
The film gives viewers a glimpse into the viewpoints of renowned Croatian writers, journalists and freethinkers Viktor Ivančić, Predrag Lucić and Boris Dežulović, the founders and main representatives of Feral Tribune, the political satire newspapers, which has had a considerable impact on an ex-Yugoslavian media scene.