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Liberation of Skopje, The

Original title: Osloboduvanje na Skopje
German title: Befreiung von Skopje, Die
Macedonia, Finland, Croatia, Great Britain, 2016

Director: Serbedzija, Rade & Serbedzija, Danilo
Production company: Partysans Film, Art Films Productions, Film and Music Entertainment (F&ME)
Co-producers: Kino Oko, Lijeni Film, MP Film Production,
Age recommendation: 12 years and up
Length: 110 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Synopsis:
The horrors and suffering of the Second World War are portrayed in bittersweet terms through the eyes of 11-year-old Zoran whose father has joined the partisans to fight the German occupiers and whose mother becomes involved with a German officer.
In the year of 1941 the city of Skopje is occupied by Germans and their Bulgarian allies.

While the occupiers take over the local Jews’ homes and settle themselves down comfortably, the townsmen’s lives turn into an everyday struggle.

Festivals:
Pula IFF 2016, Vittorio Veneto Film Festival 2018 (awarded)

World sales address/es:
Partysans Film