Regional Competition

The Verdict

Đuro Gavran
Screening time  
26.02. / Tuesday, 12:00 - 14:00 Theatre 2  
28.02. / Thursday, 21:00 - 23:00 Theatre 1  
02.03. / Saturday, 14:00 - 16:00 Theatre 4  
03.03. / Sunday, 14:00 - 16:00 Theatre 5  
03.03. / Sunday, 16:00 - 18:00 Theatre 3  
03.03. / Sunday, 20:00 - 22:00 Theatre 4  
How much can an ordinary man know about what is hapenning in the war? How much can the prosecuters of war crimes know about what happend in the war?

Sixteen years after the war, in the main square of Zagreb several thousand people gathered to watch a live broadcast of the verdict to Croatian generals. Through a series of close-ups, the film documents the eruption of emotions caused by the verdict.


Đuro Gavran

Đuro Gavran holds a master's degree in documentary film directing from the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb and design from the Faculty of Graphic Design, University of Zagreb. He is the author of about thirty documentaries. His first film The Verdict premiered at Rotterdam in 2013, and the last one, One of Us, spoke about the topic of sexual abuse of children along with an educational campaign. The film 4.7 won the Big Stamp in regional competition ZagrebDox in 2016. He has also made many television documentaries within the EBU (European Broadcasting Union) and the documentary TV series Good Economy. He is the founder of the Pipser production company. He lives and works in Zagreb.

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2012, 10', DCP

Directed by:
Đuro Gavran

Screenplay by:
Đuro Gavran

Pavel Posavec, Nikola Sučević, Tamara Duganđija, Đuro Gavran

Edited by:
Iva Mrkić

Miljenka Čogelja

Produced by:
Pipser d.o.o

Festivals & Awards:

International Film Festival Rotterdam 2013