Previous Work
When East Meets West, TorinoFilmLab Meeting Event
The Chicken

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The Chicken

Directed by Una Gunjak

  • Germany, Croatia 2014; 15 min
  • Original version: Bosnian
  • Genre: Short, Drama
    • Best Short - Stockholm FF
    • Grand Prix, Audience Award - Cinessonne Festival of European Cinema
    • European Short Film Award - European Film Awards
    • Narrative Short Winner - San Francisco IFF

  • From the director of ALFA presented at When East Meets West
    From the director of ALFA presented at TorinoFilmLab Meeting Event

Synopsis

As a present for her 6th birthday, Selma gets a live chicken. When she realises the animal is going to be killed to feed the family, she decides to save it and set it free, unaware of the high stakes such action will lead to. While trying to bring back the missing chicken, Selma's mum becomes the target of a sniper shoot. It's Sarajevo, year running 1993.

Production

  • ZAK FILM PRODUCTIONS

    Jelena Goldbach 

  • NUKLEUS FILM

     

Festival Bookings

  • SALAUD MORISSET

    François Morisset