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The Little Gypsy Witch

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  • HR, AT, MK
  • 2014
  • 90'
  • 35 mm
  • color
  • fantasy, children's film, comedy
  • debut feature
  • Orig. Title: Duh babe Ilonke

The story of an unusual Roma family told through the eyes of a 10-year-old girl Manuša. When the spirit of her grandma, Ilonka, starts haunting her house, it doesn’t take long for Manuša to reveal the family secret that is causing the curse.

Tomislav Žaja
Irena Krčelić
Mario Delić
Hrvoje Mršić
Production Design
Ivica Trpčić
Costume Design
Blanka Budak
Vjeran Šalamon
Sound Design
Vjeran Šalamon
Selma Ibrahimi, Marin Arman Grbin, Rakan Rushaidat, Aleksandra Balmazović, Sabina Ajrula, Krunoslav Šarić
Boris Dmitrović
Knut Ogris, Zoran Risteski, Gorjan Tozija, Vedran Vukašinović
Formula film (HR)
Knut Ogris Films (AT), Geyzer Film Production (MK), Hrvatska radiotelevizija (HRT)
Hrvatski audiovizualni centar (HAVC), Eurimages, ORF, Makedonski filmski fond, ÖFI, Filmstandort Austria (FISA), Grad Zagreb, Kulturelle Filmförderung des Landes Oberösterreich
Croatian Distribution
Blitz film & video

Tomislav Žaja (1967) is a graduate of the Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU) in Prague. He has written several screenplays and made more than 30 documentary films, as well as adapting two successful stage plays for TV. In 1995 he set up his production company Gral Film, through which he produced and co-produced several short films and documentaries, and two internationally coproduced feature films.

Croatian film catalogue

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