THE HIGH SUN / ZVIZDAN (2015)

Directed by Dalibor Matanic / Produced by Ankica Juric Tilic (CRO, SLO, SRB)

The High Sun shines a light on three love stories, set in three consecutive decades, in two neighboring Balkan villages with a long history of inter-ethnic hatred. It is a film about the fragility and intensity of forbidden love.

AWARDS / Selected

  • Jury Prize Winner - Cannes Film Festival 2015 - program "Un Certain Regard"
  • Nomination – Official Selection European Parliament LUX PRIZE 2015
  • Award for the Best Cinematography - Festival of Slovenian Film 2015
  • Best Director and Best Cinematography Award - Minsk IFF Listapad 2015
  • Grand Golden Arena for Best Festival Film - Pula Film Festival 2015
  • Prize for Best Artistic Contribution - Cairo International Film Festival 2015
  • Grand Prix War On Screen 2015, Châlons-en-Champagne, France
  • Grand Prix Festival of Film and Culture Arte Mare 2015, Bastia, Corsica, France
  • Best Picture Award, Best Actress Award and the FIPRESCI Critics Award - Film Festival Cottbus 2015