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Doors Open
9:00 AM

Screening Start
9:30 AM

Southern California Premiere

Saturday - May 2, 2009
Doors Open for Complimentary Refreshments at 9:00 AM
Film Begins Promptly at 9:30 AM
Camelot Theatres
2300 Baristo Road, Palm Springs, CA

Inspired by a true story of twelve illegal immigrants who drowned in the Sava River on the very border between Bosnia and Croatia.  The screenplay develops the event and retells it through the eyes of a young Chinese girl, who loses her father in the accident.  The film then follows the relationship that develops between her and an ex-soldier of the Croatian Army, a rehabilitated drug addict suffering from PTSD who lost everything in the recent war.

Cleveland International Film Festival;  Italy, Drake International Film Festival Caserta; UK, Cambridge Film Festival; St. Louis International Film Festival;  Sarajevo Film Festival; Croatian Film Festival, New York; Asian Cinema at the 17th LIFF; Goteborg Film festival - Official selection

Dubrovnik International Film Festival, Best Feature; Pula Film Festival, Golden Arena, Best Actor in a Leading Role, Kresimir Mikic, Best Art Direction, Mladen Ozbolt; Montpellier International Mediterranean Film Festival, Grand prix - "Golden Antigone," Best Music, Miroslav Škoro;  Dubrovnik Film Festival, Grand Prix, Branku Schmidt; Drake International Film Festival, Naples, Best Film, Best Actress; Napa Sonoma Wine Country Film Festival, Best Director

Director:  Branko Schmidt
Writers:  Branko Schmidt , Ognjen Svilicic
Distributor:  Insomnia Sales
Runtime: 90 minutes
Genre: Drama
Country:  Croatia
Language:  Croate w/English subtitles
Rating:  N/A
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