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IT WAS ALL JUST A GOOD DREAM - The Frenchman from Vukowar

Branko Ištvančić | Kroatien 2016 | 80 Min. | OmeU

Freitag, 05.05.2017, 22:00 | reservieren
Kino De France | Saal 1

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It Was All Just A Good Dream erzählt die Geschichte des jungen Franzosen Jean-Michel Nicolier, der als Freiwilliger in den Jugoslawien-Krieg zog und 1991 in Vukovar von serbischen Soldaten hingerichtet wurde. Der Film begleitet Jean-Michels Mutter Lyliane Fournier auf der Suche nach dessen Grab, um mit dem Verlust ihres Sohnes umgehen zu lernen.   

 
Biographie

Born in 1967 in Subotica, Branko Ištvančić graduated from the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Zagreb (Croatia) in 1999. He has continuously been involved with documentary films and has received Croatian as well as international rewards for his work. Deeply enrooted in the Croatian documentary tradition, he pays special attention to the humane, but also humoristic treatment of his subjects. Critics considered his film The Cormorant Scarecrow (1998) to be one of the best Croatian documentaries of the nineties. He is member of Croatian Film Director's Guild.


Awards

  • Grand Prix, Best Director, Best Music in Croatia 2016
  • Best history documentary, Beyond Borders Documentary Festival, Greece 2016


Website

www.istvancic.com

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