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The Verdict

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  • 2013
  • 11'
  • DCP
  • color
  • Orig. Title: Presuda

In 2011, sixteen years after the war, several thousand people gathered in the main square of Zagreb to watch a live broadcast of the verdict passed on Croatian generals. Through a series of close-ups, the film documents the eruption of emotions triggered by the verdict.

Đuro Gavran
Pavel Posavec, Nikola Sučević, Tamara Dugandžija, Đuro Gavran
Iva Mrkić
Sound Design
Daniel Pejić
Miljenka Čogelja

Đuro Gavran was born in 1982 in Bjelovar, Croatia. In 2007 he graduated graphic product design from the Faculty of Graphic Design, University of Zagreb. In 2007 he took an MA course in film and TV directing (documentary film) at the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb. He has held three solo and around thirty group national and international exhibitions and participated at a dozen film festivals. He collaborated on the establishment and operation of a creative collective N,JAB – Novi, jako alternativni bend (New, Very Alternative Band). N,JAB is a movement (Njabism), whose followers express their ideas, thoughts and emotions regardless of the medium, knowledge of the medium and final result. He is one of the founders of the Nature & Society Association, promoting natural, social and cultural values. He is a Zagreb based multimedia freelancer (design, photography, camera, documentary). He worked as a cinematographer on Igor Bezinović’s films Nepovratno (2009) and Nadprosječan (2008).

Selected Filmography – Đuro Gavran (1982)

  • The Verdict (2013) – documentary short
  • Big Day (2012) – documentary feature
  • Celts (2011) – documentary short
  • Bojan (2010) – documentary short
  • Glass Ballerina (2005) – experimental short

Croatian film catalogue

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