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The Disobedient
World Dramatic

Description

Serbian with English subtitles, 2014, 112 minutes, color, Serbia

As children, Leni and Lazar were best friends. When Lazar returns from extensive travels abroad for his father's funeral, Leni yearns to reconnect with her childhood soul mate but still feels the sting of their years of estrangement. Nevertheless, hoping to escape the doldrums of adult life, she embarks with Lazar on an impromptu bicycle trip across a gorgeous, sunbaked countryside. As they revel in raucous bouts of disobedience, Leni must decide if their shared language of misbehavior is a bond upon which she can build a life.

The Disobedient perfectly captures the rush of youthful rebellion and the euphoria of finding a kindred spirit, but uses its vivid portrait of that bliss to facilitate a clever and creative exploration of the stumbling blocks one encounters while growing up. Mina Đukić’s playful and contemplative feature debut uses immaculately composed visuals and an infectious score to transport us to a world of joyful innocence, but reminds us that no matter how fervently we may yearn to do so, it’s impossible to stay.

Director: Mina Đukić

Screenwriter: Mina Đukić

Producers: Mina Đukić, Nikola Ležaić

Editor: Ivan Vasić

Production Designer: Nikola Berček

Sound Design: Danijel Milosević, Nikola Živojinović

Cinematographer: Đorđe Arambasić

Costume Designer: Suna Kažić

Principal Cast: Hana Selimović, Mladen Sovilj, Minja Subota, Danijel Šike, Ivan Đorđević, Dunja Tatić, Raslav Sekulović, Marko Janjić, Branka Šelić, Žarko Radić

About the Director

Mina Đukić was born in Sombor, Serbia, in 1982. In January of 2008, together with her colleagues Nikola Ležaić and Uroš Tomić, she founded Film House Kiselo Dete with the goal of making independent fiction and documentary films with attitude. The partners produced their first full-length film Tilva Roš, directed by Nikola Ležaić. Đukić has directed several short films that have received awards at national and international film festivals. The Disobedient is her first feature film.

Schedule

1/20/2014 9:00 pm
Egyptian Theatre, Park City
1/21/2014 9:00 am
Yarrow Hotel Theatre, Park City
1/23/2014 3:30 pm
Redstone Cinema 1, Park City
1/24/2014 3:45 pm
Broadway Centre Cinema 3, SLC
1/25/2014 12:00 pm
Holiday Village Cinema 2, Park City