Prebaci na Hrvatski

Knin - Zadar


In Melita Vrsaljko’s debut film "Knin – Zadar", we follow the daily routine of the director’s father, a railroad shunter at the Benkovac railway station, where time seems to have stopped sometime in the last decades of the 20th century. The basis of this film’s dramaturgy is a subtle counterpoint between serenity and expectation achieved by minimalist and static shots of a space in decay, against the backdrop of a quiet and multifaceted soundscape.

Melita Vrsaljko was born in 1993 in Zadar and spent most of her childhood in Benkovac. During her studies at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Zagreb, she worked for the website and RTL broadcaster. She continued her career as a journalist and reporter with Al Jazeera Balkans, and sin...
Festivals where it was shown:
  • 2023. - Croatian Film Days (Zagreb, HR)
  • 2023. - ZagrebDox (regional competition) (Zagreb, HR)