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JOSEF

by Stanislav Tomić

synopsis

In 1915, on the Eastern front, in Galicia, Croatian soldiers under the Austro-Hungarian flag are waging a war against the Russian army and gangs of Chircassians. An Austro-Hungarian soldier, wounded and robbed, wakes up in the battlefield. He takes a uniform and army tag from a fallen soldier and so he accidentally acquires a new identity. Under his new nom-de guerre, Sergeant Josef, he begins his journey across this unfamiliar, foreign and war-torn land. Josef is captured by Lieutenant Tiffenbach, who questions his identity and takes him to be shot..

original title: Josef
country: Croatia
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Stanislav Tomić
film run: 90'
screenplay: Mario Marko Krce
cast: Neven Aljinović Tot, Alen Liverić, Dražen Šivak, Sandra Lončarić Tankosić, Bojan Navojec, Igor Hamer, Ivo Gregurević, Robert Ugrina, Dieter Schaad, Milan Štrljić
cinematography by: Mirko Pivčević
film editing: Tomislav Pavlic
art director: Branimira Katić
costumes designer: Branka Tkalčec
music: Marko Perković Thompson
producer: Jozo Patljak
production: Alka film d.o.o.
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