Celebration of Democracy

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  • HR
  • 2015
  • 13’55’’
  • color
  • Orig. Title: Praznik demokracije

The story follows four people faced with a choice between doing what is right and saving their own skins, thereby confirming the underlying premise: If you’re old, poor and crazy, f*ck the system, don’t be lazy! 

Director
Petar Orešković
Screenplay
Natko Jurdana
Cinematography
Mak Vejzović
Producers
Boris T. Matić, Lana Ujdur
Editing
Ana-Marija Sremec
Sound Design
Hrvoje Štefotić
Music
Dubravko Robić
Costume Design
Katarina Zaninović
Art Direction
Veronika Radman
Cast
Franjo Džimi Jurčec, Tihana Lazović, Pjer Meničanin, Slavica Knežević, EnesVejzović, Miroslav Končevski
Production
Propeler Film
Co-production
Alka Film, Zagreb Film Festival
Support
Hrvatski audiovizualni centar (HAVC), Grad Zagreb

Petar Orešković (1980)
A Croatian film director. His award-winning short film The End of The Game (2004) has been shown at numerous international film festivals. His first professionally produced film, the documentary Dead Man Walking (2006), was premiered in the First Appearance Competition programme at IDFA – International Documentary Festival Amsterdam and has been shown at numerous festivals, including the Sarajevo Film Festival.

Selected Filmography – Petar Orešković (1980)

  • Simon Magus (2013) – feature film
  • Birthday (2012) – fiction short
  • Get a Move On! (2011) – fiction short
  • Waste Youth (2009) – fiction short
  • Dead Man Walking (2006) – mid-length documentary
  • Bouquet (2006) – fiction short
  • Endgame (2004) – fiction short

Croatian film catalogue