The Liberation of Skopje

Rade Sherbedzija, Danilo Sherbedzija
Gorjan Tozija, Robert Naskov, Igor Nola, Vladimir Anastasov, Arto Halonnen, Danilo Sherbedzija
Nicolas Gaster
Screen Writer:
Dushan Jovanovik, Rade Sherbedzija
Director of Photography:
Dejan Dimeski
Tuomas Kantelinen, Vlatko Stefanovski
Principal Cast:
Rade Sherbedzija, Silvija Stojanovska, Lucija Sherbedzija, David Todosovski, Nebojsha Glogovac
Brief Synopsis:
Zoran, an eight-year old boy, is the hero of this story. It is through his eyes that we experience all the cruelty of war, poverty, suffering and images of the occupation of Skopje by the Germans in 1942 with the help of their Bulgarian allies. Zoran's father, Dushan is a member of the Partisan forces. His uncle, Gheorgiy, is also a member of the resistance and plays a part in the assassination of a high-ranking German officer, as well as in the evacuation and transport of Jews to free territories. However, he fails to save his neighbours and close friends, the Jewish family Rossman, from deportation. Zoran's little friend Renata Rossman and her family are led away by the Germans to a concentration camp.


Pula Film Festival, Croatia, 2016
Production Companies:
Partysans Production
Georgi Dimitrov 46
1000 Skopje, Macedonia

Lijeni Film
Tomasiceva 11
10 000 Zagreb, Croatia 

Art Films production AFP Ltd. 
Merimiehenkatu 10
00150 Helsinki, Finland

MP Film Production
Nova Cesta 60
10000 Zagreb, Croatia 

Kino Oko
Nobelova 12a/6
1000 Skopje, Macedonia

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