The Chicken

Una Gunjak

Country: Germany / Croatia
Year: 2014
Format: Digital
Length: 15 min
Image: Colour
Language: Bosnian
Subtitles: Spanish

Producer: Jelena Goldbach
Screenplay: Una Gunjak
Photography: Matthias Pilz
Editor: Anja Siemens
Music: Bernd Schurer
Sound: Sebastian Morsch, Raoul Brand
Actors: Iman Alibalić, Esma Alić, Mirela Lambić, Mario Knezović

Trailer

Synopsis

Sarajevo, 1993. Selma gets a live chicken as a present for her sixth birthday. When she realises the animal is going to be killed to feed the family, she decides to save it and set it free.

Festivals

  1. Urania for Best Short Film - Let's CEE Film Festival, Vienna
  2. Best Director - Holly Shorts Los Angeles
  3. Best Short Film - Sarajevo Film Festival
  4. Festival International de Curtas de Belo Horizonte
  5. Festival de Cannes, Semaine de la Critique