The Abandoned

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  • BA, HR, RS, FR
  • 2010
  • 85'
  • 35 mm
  • color
  • drama
  • bosnian
  • Orig. Title: Ostavljeni

13-year-old Alen was born in the midst of the war in Bosnia. He lives in in orphanage and waits for his mother to come back from France and claim him. Because of the war, she had to leave him in the orphanage. Writing letters without ever getting a reply, Alan starts to doubt the whole story that he has grown up believing about himself and decides to find his file…

Director
Adis Bakrač
Screenplay
Zlatko Topčić
Cinematography
Vladan Radović
Editing
Mitshko Nechak
Art Direction
Emir Geljo
Costume Design
Azra Mehić
Music
Vlado Podany
Sound Design
Novica Jankov
Cast
Tony Grga, Mirsad Tuka, Mira Furlan, Dragan Marinković, Mirela Lambić, Zijah Sokolovič, Meto Jovanosk
Producer
Almir Šahinović
Production
Heft Production
Co-production
Olimp produkcija (HR), A+D Films (RS), Dari Films (FR)

Adis Bakrač (1974) received a degree in directing from the Academy of Performing Arts in Sarajevo in 1999. Currently, he works as general manager of the Sarajevo Film Centre. His most important projects include the short films A Little Story of Happiness (1998) and Play to the End (2003), and the documentary Abyss (2000), for which he received numerous awards.

Croatian film catalogue