Author's Night - Damir Čučić

Creatures From the Pictures

Damir Čučić
Screening time  
24.02. / Monday, 18:00 - 20:00 Theatre 2  
A story about a Croatian war veteran, musician and chef, Darko Živković from Vukovar, who experienced wartime suffering and pain after losing his family.

Darko found a new life in exile on the island of Murter, where he started a new family, but in the peace of the new life there is also a place for his departed, his ‘creatures from the pictures’.


Damir Čučić

Damir Čučić began pursuing film in 1989 at Enthusia Planck Filmmakers’ Group. In the past 20 years, he has developed in several areas within the audiovisual media, mainly as a film director. He has directed documentary, experimental, short fiction films, science TV serials, documentary radio dramas and two feature-length films, which garnered 24 awards and were shown at around 130 festivals in 40 countries and on more than 20 public TV channels. His fiction film A Letter to Dad (2012) won the Golden Arena for best Croatian film in 2012, while Čučić was awarded for best editing and best debut director. Mitch – Diary of a Schizophrenic Patient (2014) received a Jury Special Mention at FIDMarseille. Documentary The Spirits Diary screened in the 2015 ZagrebDox Regional Competition, while Čučić was a member of the ZagrebDox international jury in 2014.

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1999, 29', video

Directed by:
Damir Čučić

Screenplay by:
Damir Čučić

Boris Poljak

Edited by:
Damir Čučić

Boris Poljak, Damir Čučić

Festivals & Awards:

Days of Croatian Film 2000 – Oktavijan Award, Croatian Film Critics’ Association Award