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OSCARS 2017 Croatia

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Zrinko Ogresta takes On the Other Side to the Oscars


- The movie is Croatia's submission for the Best Foreign-language Film Academy Award

Zrinko Ogresta takes On the Other Side to the Oscars
On the Other Side by Zrinko Ogresta

The Croatian Filmmakers' Association (HDFD) has selected Zrinko Ogresta's On the Other Side [+see also:
film review
film focus
interview: Tihana Lazovic
interview: Zrinko Ogresta
film profile
as the country's candidate for the Academy Award for Best Foreign-language Film.

The drama-thriller written by Mate Matišić and Ogresta, and starring Ksenija Marinković and Lazar Ristovski, co-produced by Croatia's Interfilm and Serbia's Zillion Film, world-premiered in the Berlinale's Panorama, where it won a Europa Cinemas Label Special Mention. It went on to win three awards at Belgrade FEST, including Best Minority Co-production, and swept the Croatian national awards at the Pula Film Festival, winning eight Golden Arenas, including Best Film, Director, Screenplay, Actor and Actress. It has also been selected as one of the 50 feature films vying for the European Film Awards.

During the selection process overseen by the HDFD committee, On the Other Side beat Ungiven [+see also:
film review
film profile
 by Branko Schmidt and Shooting Stars [+see also:
film profile
 by Ivan-Goran Vitez.

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