Donkey
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Donkey

Written and directed by Antonio Nuić
Feature film, 2009, 90′
HR, BA, RS, UK
It is 1995. The summer when the war operation Storm will take place. Boro, who is going to be forty in a year and a half, with his wife Jasna and son Luka goes to his home village Drinovci, Herzegovina, after seven years. He wants to see his brother who managed to leave Sarajevo with his family. Boro knew that his brother was wounded, but when he sees him after many years, he discovers that the brother will spend the rest of his life in wheel chair. Boro constantly fights with Jasna, and he doesn’t speak at all to his father Paško, whom he blames for his mother’s death. In two weeks in August 1995, Boro will solve the years long dispute with his father, he will learn to be a better husband and a father, and in all this a considerable role will be played by a donkey.
Producer Boris T. Matić
Production company Propeler Film (HR)
Coproducers Antonio Nuić, Vanja Sutlić, Jelena Mitrović, Srdan Golubović Mike Downey, Sam Taylor
Coproduction companies MaNuFaktura (BA), Hrvatska radiotelevizija (HR), Baš Čelik (RS), Film and Music Entertainment (UK)
Cast Nebojša Glogovac, Nataša Janjić, Ljubomir Kiki Kapor, Tonko Lonza, Emir Hadžihafizbegović, Asja Jovanović, Roko Roglić, Trpimir Jurkić
Director of photography Mirko Pivčević
Editor Marin Juranić
Set designer Nedjeljko Mikac
Costume designer Ante Tonči Vladislavić
Mask Julijana Vrandečić
Line producer Lana Ujdur

Festivals and awards

Pula Film Festival Golden Arena for best screenplay, Golden Arena for best photography, Golden Arena for best music and Oktavijan – (Croatian Film Critics Society award)
Bergamo Film Meeting  Bronze Rosa Camuna
Croatia’s 2010 Academy Awards official submission to Foreign-Language Film category
Shortlisted for EFA Nominations 2010
Sarajevo Film Festival 2009  
Palm Springs Film Festival 2009
Best foreign film award
Vukovar Film Festival 2009
Rotterdam International Film Festival 2010
Official selecton Bright Future
Göteborg International Film Festival 2010 Five Continents
Sevilla Film Festival 2010
Ulica grada Vukovara 35a
10000 Zagreb
Croatia
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