Half a man


TIFF Half a Man

A small village in the outback of Dalmatia, autumn of 1991. While the war is raging nearby, girls Mia and Lorena are having a big day: their father, Mirko, is going to be released from a prison camp where he spent the last three months. The family is finally together again, but will there be happiness ever again?


Genre | Fiction
Director | Kristina Kumrić
Script | Maja Hrgović
Production | Vanja Jambrović & Tibor Keser for Restart (Croatia)
& Hélène Mitjavile for Melocoton Films (France)
Length | 18 minutes

In distribution

  • World premiere at Toronto International Film Festival – Short Cuts Competition
    (Toronto, sept 2016)
  • Seminci – Internacional Semana de Cine ( 2016 Vallalolid, Spain) Best Foreign Short Film Award
  • Best Shorts Festival  – 2016 , Romania
  • Free Zone Festival – Belgrade, Serbia 2016
  • Mediterranean Short Film Festival – Morroco 2016
  • Zagreb Film Festival – Croatia 2016
  • Valladolid International Film Festival 2016, Spain
  • Passaggi D’Autore Intrecci Mediterranei 2016, Sant’ Antioco, Italy
  • Kinoma 2017, Paris, France
  • Vilnius International Film Festival 2017 – Kino Pavasaris, Vilnius,Lithuania
  • Let’s CEE Film Festival 2017, Vienna, Austria
  • cellu l’art internationales kurzfilmfestival 2017, Jena, Germany
  • 22nd Vilnius Film Festival – Kino Pasavaris 2017, Vilnius, Lithuania

Film produced with the support of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC)
and of the Ile-de-France Region



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