Sarajevo Film Festival 2023
Synopsis: Faruk Šego, a Bosnian writer living in Austria, is suddenly left without a residence permit due to stricter immigration rules and his own negligence. In order to not be deported, Faruk must prove to the authorities that he's made a cultural contribution to Austrian society. His last chance is an off-theater group that can stage a play he once wrote as a young man. The ensuing adventure brought on by Faruk's reluctant return to the theater could transform his life and force him to realise what is truly important.
Directors Bio: Pavo Marinković graduated from Dramaturgy at the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Zagreb. In 2006, together with Dražen Žarković, Pavo co-directed the film Trešeta / Tressette – a Story of an Island. Marinković was also the author of the script. The film won 6 international and 2 domestic awards and has been screened at more than 30 international festivals. In 2013 he finished a Czech-Croatian documentary Occupation the 27th Picture. In 2021 he was appointed the artistic director of ‘Pula Film Festival’ for the next two editions.
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Drama | Migration | Comedy