Bad Blue Boys

Branko Schmidt
A film about the impossibility of Croatian war veterans to socialise into today Croatian society.

Branko Schmidt

Branko Schmidt was born in 1957 in Osijek, Croatia. After studying economics, he enrolled at the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Zagreb, Film and TV Directing Department. In 1981 he directed his graduating film - TV play ‘Early Maturing of Marko Kovač’. In 1988 he directed his first feature, ‘Hawk did not Love Him’. He has directed many TV plays, documentaries, and TV series for children. His last feature, ‘Mellon Route’, was awarded at several festivals. He is now working on a new feature, ‘Metastases’.

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Panj pun olova

2007, 28'

Directed by:
Branko Schmidt

Produced by:
4 Film, HRT


4 Film Ltd.
Ulica Antuna Bauera 6
10000 Zagreb, Croatia
T. +385 1 4828 774

Festivals & Awards:

Days of Croatian Film 2007; - Best Screenplay; Sarajevo Film Festival 2007; Free Zone Film Festival 2007, Belgrade; International Documentary Film Festival Punto de Vista 2008, Pamplona; ZagrebDox 2008; Hot Docs 2008, Toronto; Dokufest 2008, Prizren; International Film Festival Rotterdam 2010 - After Victory programme