THE MAN WHO COULD NOT REMAIN SILENT

THE MAN WHO COULD NOT REMAIN SILENT

ČOVJEK KOJI NIJE MOGAO ŠUTJETI (orig. title)

short | fiction | drama | 14’
based on a true event

storyline: February 27, 1993, Strpci, Bosnia and Herzegovina. A passenger train from Belgrade to Bar is stopped by paramilitary forces in an ethnic cleansing operation. As they haul off innocent civilians, only one man out of 500 passengers dares to stand up to them. This is the true story of a man who could not remain silent.

writer and director: Nebojša Slijepčević

production: Antitalent (HR)
producers: Katarina Prpić, Danijel Pek

co-production: Contrast Films (BG), Les Films Norfolk (FR), Studio Virc (SI)
co-producers: Katya Trichkova, Noëlle Lévénez, Boštjan Virc

world sales: MANIFEST PICTURES

cast: Goran Bogdan, Alexis Manenti, Dragan Mićanović, Silvio Mumelaš, Lara Nekić, Priska Ugrina, Dušan Gojić, Nebojša Pop Tasić, Mijo Pavelko, Martin Kuhar, Jakov Zovko, Robert Ugrina

workshops/markets: Brussels Short Film co-production forum
supported by: Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Bulgarian National Film Center, The French National Centre of Cinema (CNC), Slovenian Film Centre (SFC)
status: finished

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