Propeler film published a public call for film scripts named “Zagreb stories” for a feature omnibus. Scripts for short feature films from 8 to 12 minutes were written on the subject of ‘Zagreb neighborhoods’. There were 107 scripts applied, out of which the jury consisting of Boris T. Matić, Vladimir Stojsavljević and Nenad Polimac chose 9.
Producer Boris T. Matić Production Propeler Film (HR)
1. Film by Goran Odvorčić and Matija Kluković for Asja Jovanović and Andrea Rumenjak
A mother is leaving her daughter who is about to come of age and the burden of the subject is felt in front of and behind the camera.
Written and directed by Goran Odvorčić, Matija Kluković Director of photography Bojana Burnać Editors Goran Odvorčić, Matija Kluković Cast Asja Jovanović, Andrea Rumenjak
2. Špansko the Continent
A story about men’s world that definitely misses women.
Directed by Ivan Sikavica Written by Ivan Skorin Composer Ante Perković Director of photography Almir Fakić Editor Nina Velnić Cast Filip Lozić, Filip Detelić, Slaven Španović, Ivan Bošnjak
It’s early in the morning and a Roma family from the margins of a European metropolis is headed for a landfill because the recycling day is starting.
Directed by Branko Ištvančić Written by Edi Mužina Composer Semir Hammy Hasić Director of photography Bojana Burnać Art director Iso Halilović Editor Veljko Segarić Cast Slaven Knezović, Ana Maras, Asim Ugljen, Erol Neziri
4. Yellow Moon
A young woman who has just moved into a new flat pays a courtesy visit to her pregnant neighbour. The two women chat over the coffee, but things get heavy and complicated when the pregnant woman implores the other one to stay with her for a while because she feels lonely, yet she is reluctant to reveal how she found herself in her current predicament.
Directed by Zvonimir Jurić Written by Zvonimir Jurić Director of photography Jakov Lerotić Editor Vladimir Gojun Cast Lana Barić, Marija Škaričić
5. The Smartest Neighbourhod in the Country
A television crew is coming to Siget, a neighbourhood in Zagreb, to investigate a strange phenomenon that has struck its residents.
Written and directed by Ivan Ramljak and Marko Škobalj Director of photography Ivan Slipčević Editor Marin Juranić Cast Ivan Žada, Zlatko Burić- Kićo, Ivan Džaja, Ivan Krželj
6. Game Over
Duje is a fantastic player of the computer game World of Warcraft who lives on a thin line between the virtual and the real.
Directed by Dario Pleić Written by Vlado Bulić Director of photography Josip Ivančić Editor Hrvoslava Brkušić Cast Frano Mašković, Ivana Roščić, Aldin Omerović, Zrinka Cvitešić
7. Bill Collector
A bill collector rings the door bell of a married couple, Klara (75) and Stanko (80), and he is – black! Is he really who he claims to be? What should Klara and Stanko do?
Written and directed by Igor Mirković Composer Josip Klobučar Director of photography Silvestar Kolbas Editor Ivana Fumić Cast Marija Kohn, Pero Kvrgić, Inge Appelt, Filip Karabelj, Kruno Belko
Young Roma boy Vejsil wakes up, puts on his best clothes and heads for the school to enroll himself. However, a tough road is ahead for him.
Directed by Zoran Sudar Written by Sanja Kovačević Director of photography Bojana Burnać Editor Krunoslav Kušec Cast Adnan Roma, Ivana Seferović, Danko Ljuština, Suzana Nikolić, Dušan Bućan
9. A Slap in the Face
Thirteen-year-old Hrvoje has a special talent- he is extremely good at getting into trouble.
Written and directed by Director Nebojša Sljepčević Director of photography Almir Fakić Art director Ivana Vulić Editor Iva Kraljević Cast Ivan Komušar, Mijo Takač, Saša Maglai, Damir Železnik- Piko
Festivals and awards
Pula Film Festival 2009 Breza award for best new actor (Lana Barić, Yellow Moon) Zagreb Film Festival 2009 LIFE AFTER OIL International Film Festival 2015 (short film Recycling)