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Reality Is What it Is

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  • 2010
  • 85'
  • video
  • color
  • Orig. Title: Stvarnost je takva kakva je

This film follows the troubled preparations of Danijela Grgić, a talented and promising Croatian athlete, for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Through the story of Danijela, the film deals with the complex issues affecting high-level athletics, and also provides a subtle analysis of human nature and warped social values.

Slaven Žimbrek
Slaven Žimbrek
Andrej Hanžek, Zoran Pisačić, Slaven Žimbrek, Božidar Žitnik
Slaven Žimbrek, Božidar Žitnik
Žimbra film
Treće tisućljeće

Slaven Žimbrek (1964) an independent filmmaker and producer. He studied at the New York Film Academy, as well as at the film department of New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies. Slaven has directed over 20 award-winning short and medium-length fiction films, documentaries and experimental films.

Selected Filmography – Slaven Žimbrek (1964)

  • This Is Not the Film’s Title; the True Title Is in the Closing Credits (2012) – documentary short
  • Reality Is What It Is (2010) – documentary feature
  • Homemade is the Best (2009) – documentary short
  • Scenes from a Shopping Mall (2008) – experimental short
  • This Time We Can’t Say We Didn’t Know (2008) – documentary short
  • No Place for You at This Workplace (2007) – documentary feature

Croatian film catalogue

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