Svjedoci

Croatia

Synopsis

A man is murdered when three soldiers unexpectedly find him at home while they are planting a hate bomb. After blowing up his house the young men discover someone has witnessed everything. Sometimes a story must be relived through various viewpoints before the truth can be revealed.

Director's Biography

Vinko Brešan was born in the year 1964, in Zagreb, where he studied Philosophy and Comparative Literature as well as the Film and TV Directing. His feature film debut, a low – budget feature film «How the War Started On My Island», became, after «Titanic» the best box-office film in the Croatian cinemas for the last 20 years. He acts as a theatre director as well.

Filmography:
1996 HOW THE WAR STARTED ON MY ISLAND
1999 MARSHAL TITO'S SPIRIT
2004 WITNESSES
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Cast & Crew

Directed by: Vinko Brešan

Written by: Jurica Pavicic, Zivko Zalar , Vinko Brešan

Produced by: Ivan Maloca

Cinematography: Zivko Zalar

Editing: Sandra Botica-Bresan

Costume Design: Zeljka Franulovic

Make-Up & Hair: Janusz Kaleja

Original Score: Mate Matisic

Sound Design: Ranko Paukovic

Main Cast: Leon Lučev (Kreso), Alma Prica (Lidija), Mirjana Karanovic (Mother), Drazen Kuhn (Barbir), Kresimir Mikic (Josko), Marinko Prga (Vojo)

Nominations and Awards

  • Feature Film Selection 2004