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Dalibor Matanic – Zvizdan (The High Sun) #Cannes2015

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The struggle of a country to be at peace again told through three love stories in three decades.

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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.

  • Reporter
    Angelo Acerbi
  • Guest
    Dalibor Matanic
  • Interviewee role
  • Film title
    ZVIZDAN (The High Sun)
  • Festival section
    Un Certain Regard
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