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 was born in 1982 in Bjelovar. He holds a master’s degree in Documentary Film from the Film and TV Directing Department of the Zagreb Academy of Dramatic Arts and in Design from the University of Zagreb’s Faculty of Graphic Arts. He is the author of about ten documentaries and two experimental films. His film Verdict (2012) premiered at the Rotterdam Film Festival, after which it was showcased at some thirty national and world festivals, winning a number of awards, among which Special Mention at ZagrebDox. His film 4.7 won the Big Stamp in ZagrebDox Regional Competition. He works for Croatian Radiotelevision (documentary film production, production of children’s and science programmes) as external associate. He is the founder of the production company Pipser.

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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