Film - Program 5 Filmfest 2020


Directed by Alen Šimić


Director: Alen Šimić
Section: Program 5
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Year: 2020
Language: Bosnian
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Ante Marić, Mirza Čatibušić
18+ (no age rating)

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At the unveiling of a plaque in memory of his parents, who died in shellfire during the Bosnian War, director Alen Šimić meets the man who saved his life 26 years ago. The camera calmly observes their faces while the man talks in great detail about the night he found Alen, then four years old and seriously injured, next to the bodies of his parents.

  • Filmschool: University of Sarajevo, Academy of Performing Arts

  • Duration: 13 Min.

Meet the director


Alen Šimić

Alen Šimić was born in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, in 1988. He is pursuing a master’s degree at the Academy of Performing Arts in Sarajevo while also working as a teaching assistant.


Screenplay: Alen Šimić
Director of Photography: Alen Alilović
Film Editor: Elvedin Zorlak
Sound design: Mirza Tahirović
Producer: Armin Hadžić
Production Company: University of Sarajevo, Academy of Performing Arts