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Krsto Papic

Krsto Papic asks for your international support to protest against copyrights violation in Croatia for films shot before 1990.

 Dear film professionals and members of the EFA... At the recent World Film Festival in Montreal, I (successfully) participated with one of my films (Cvjetni trg, Flower Square) in the World Competition and I met Bruno Chatelin, board member at the European Film Academy and my old friend, Pierre-Henri Deleau again; this time, I complained to him about terrible violations of human and authors' rights in Croatia, affecting film authors, whose films were made in the socialist Yugoslavia bef...

Montréal FFM gives its awards

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  The festival delivered a classic ceremony for the 36th edition of the FFM. The audience and media seem to share the views of the jury, Wings was th emost controversial of the award winners "The Flower Square", my personal favorite, was awarded a "freedom of speech award". Krsto Papic 's the croatian master suffered from political controversy around his message on the corruption of the croatian authorities and the mafia.       JURY...

CVJETNI TRG - Place des fleurs / Flower Square in the Montreal world competition

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I saw this film in competition and was amazed by the strength of this script in this powerful thriller movie by thisCroatian film legend, he was a leading director of Croatia's new cinema of the late 1960s, still very much active. I love th epitch an actor is hired to play a priest who will hear the supposedly last confession of a catholic monster mafia mobster. Filmmaking : Krsto Papić   Scriptwriter : Mate Matišić Photography : Branko Cahun   Montage : Ro...

The World competition in Montreal

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The WORLD COMPETITION includes world and international premieres. The international official Jury will award the various prizes for the feature films of his section: Grand Prix of the Americas, Special Grand Prix of the Jury, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Screenplay, Best Artistic Contribution, Innovation Award. This same Jury will award two prizes for the short films of this section. Australian actress Greta Scacchi will preside over an international jury of film ...

28th Montreal has opened, lining up 111 films

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The 28th edition of the Montréal World Film Festival gets underway Thursday night with the world premiere in competition of the Canadian production Elles Étaient Cinq (The Five of Us), one of 111 movies having their world or international premieres during the Festival, August 26 – September 6.Some 245 feature films will unspool during the 12-day event, 56 of them world premieres and 55 international premieres, i.e. motion pictures making their debut outside their country of origin. Another ...

Montreal unveils World Competition

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MONTREAL UNVEILS PROMISING WORLD COMPETITIONA new film by the team that brought us the stunning French documentary Microcosmos, Carlos Saura 's return to socially conscious cinema, and the latest from Aussie underrated actor Hugo Weaving are among the premieres that will highlight the competition of the Montreal World Film Festival.Away from the hype to which film festivals are increasingly succumbing, Montreal has developed a reputation for offering a platform to filmmakers whose work has not b...

If you missed Dubrovnik Fest awards...

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The Dubrovnik International Film Festival (DIFF) (www.DUBROVNIKiff.org) completed its second annual festival on May 30, 2004 in the beautiful Marin Drzic Theater in the heart of Dubrovnik. Awards were presented on closing night to films in competition in five categories: Best Feature Film, Best Director,Best Screenplay, Best Documentary Film and Best Short Film.The honor for Best Feature Film was bestowed upon SILENCE OF THE SEA(Iran), which tells the story of an Iranian man’s desire to return...

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