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Operation Storm

Božidar Knežević

The ‘Storm’ war operation in the summer of 1995 resulted in the final liberation of all occupied Croatian territories. Five years later, the dramatic truth leaked into the media... Not everything happened in accordance to the ‘rules of the war’. This film is the first one produced in Croatia dealing with the disturbing realities of Croatian war crimes.

Božidar Knežević

Božidar Knežević was born in Titograd, Montenegro in 1952. He graduated from the Faculty of Political Science in Zagreb in 1975. From 1977 until 1991, he worked at TV Zagreb as a programme editor and film director in the Educational Programme. Since mid-1992, he has been a free-lance journalist and television cameramen, working for European TV companies following the events of war in Croatia, Bosnia and Kosovo. He died in car accident in 2001 short after he finished controversial documentary ‘Operation Storm’.

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Oluja nad Krajinom

2001, 52', color, video

Directed by:
Božidar Knežević

Screenplay by:
Božidar Knežević

Fedor Vučemilović

Edited by:
Mirna Supek

Nenad Puhovski

Produced by:
Factum, TWN