The Little Raccoon

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  • 2013
  • 22'
  • digital format
  • color
  • war, children's film, drama
  • Orig. Title: Mali debeli rakun

Lili is a carefree 8-year-old who loves to play with her mom’s make-up and dress up her friends as cartoon characters. Lili’s father is also a regular customer in her ‘beauty salon’. The children’s game is interrupted when the war begins. Lili and her mom prepare to evacuate from Dubrovnik, while her beloved father has to stay put

Director
Barbara Vekarić
Screenplay
Barbara Vekarić
Cinematography
Filip Tot
Editing
Monika Drahotuski
Art Direction
Ines Nezirović
Costume Design
Iva Šimunović
Music
Ozren Glaser, Marijo Mataković
Sound Design
Ivan Zelić
Cast
Gracija Filipović, Nikša Butijer, Angela Bulum, Nataša Dangubić, Perica Martinović, Gabrijela Tutek Primorac
Producers
Ivana Marinić Kragic, Marko Krmek, Barbara Vekarić
Production
Filmska udruga Motion (FUM), Akademija dramske umjetnosti (ADU)
Co-production
Interfilm
Distribution
Filmska udruga Motion (FUM)

Barbara Vekarić graduated from the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb (film and TV directing) in 2010, and from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb (comparative literature) in 2009. She is finishing her MA in feature film direction at the Academy of Dramatic Art. Vekarić is the co-founder and president of the Motion film organization (FUM). She attended the 2011 Berlinale Talent Campus, Sarajevo Talent Campus, goEast Young Professionals in Wiesbaden, goShort film campus in Nijmegen and the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles in 2008.

Selected Filmography – Barbara Vekarić (1987)

  • My! My! My Little Room! (2013) – fiction short
  • The Little Raccoon (2013) – fiction short
  • Gita (2012) – fiction short
  • First Lady of Dubrava (2011) – fiction short
  • Adieu, N (2011) – fiction short
  • Nina, Please (2010) – fiction short
  • DJ Grandpa (2010) – documentary short

Croatian film catalogue