Dalibor Matanic – Director – Zvizdan (The High Sun).
FRED’s Angelo Acerbi meets Dalibor Matanic, director of the film Zvidan (The High Sun), features in the Un Certain Regard programme of the 68th Cannes Film Festival.
1991 – 2001 – 2011 At the beginning of each decades a love story unfolds telling us a lot about what was happening in Croatia before the war started , right after and in almost present times, when forgiveness should be given and wounds should be healed.
Through wonderful performance and mesmereizing photography, the director tells us more than three love stories. And he tells us exactly what his intentions were…
ZVIZDAN (THE HIGH SUN): Three different love stories, set in three consecutive decades, in two neighboring Balkan villages burdened with a long history of inter-ethnic hatred: this is a film about the dangers – and the enduring strength – of forbidden love.