These Are the Rules (Working Title: Quiet People)

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Ognjen Svilicic (Filmography)
Damir Terashek, Janja Kranj, Svetozar Ristovski, Nikolina Vucetic
Atanas Georgiev
Screen Writer:
Ognjen Svilicic
Director of Photography:
Crystel Fournier
``Kud plovi ovaj brod`` by Radojka Sverko (Esad Arnautlic / Arsen Dedic)
Principal Cast:
Emir Hadzihavzibegovic, Jasna Zalica
Brief Synopsis:
Ivo is a bus driver in his fifties. His wife Maja is at home because she has problems with high pressure. Their son Tomica is about to graduate. They live in Zagreb in a big building from the socialist period. They are satisfied with their normal and somehow low profile lives. Ivo is a gentle and quiet man, always obeying the lаw. But even as he is living an ordinary life, he has strong principles. He thinks that nobody has the right to hurt another human being, and that every crime should be punished. That's how he makes distinction between good and bad and that's how he lives his simple life. One day their son Tomica comes home all beaten up...


Special Mention - Leskovac International Festival of Film Directing, Serbia, 2015

Golden Mimosa for Best Film, Best Screenplay and Best Actor - Montenegro Film Festival, Herceg Novi, 2015

Best Actor Award in Orrizonti Competition - Venice Film Festival, Italy, 2014

Best Director Award - Warsaw Film Festival, Poland, 2014

Best Actor - Film Festival Cottbus, Germany, 2014

Best Cinematography - Stockholm Film Festival, Sweden, 2014

Best Actress - Stockholm Film Festival, Sweden, 2014

Best Actor - Stockholm Film Festival, Sweden, 2014

Best Actor - Minsk Film Festival, Belarus, 2014


Instanbul Internationa Film Festival, Turkey, 2015

Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival, USA, 2015

Crossing Europe Filmfestival Linz, Austria, 2015

IndieLisboa Film Festival, Lisbon, Portugal, 2015

Seattle International Film Festival, USA, 2015

Sydney International Film Festival, Australia, 2015

Olhar de Cinema Film Festival, Curitiba, Brazil, 2015

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Czech Republic, 2015

Pula Film Festival, Croatia, 2015

Palm Springs International Film Festival, USA, 2015

Tromso International Film Festival, Norway, 2015

Sofia International Film Festival, Bulgaria, 2015

Vilnius International Film Festival, Lithuania, 2015

Busan International Film Festival, South Korea, 2014

Haifa International Film Festival, Israel, 2014

Festival of Mediterranean Film – Cinemed, Montpellier, France, 2014

Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Greece, 2014

Kolkata International Film Festival, India, 2014

Tallinn “Black Nights” Film Festival, Estonia, 2014

Singapore International Film Festival, Singapore,2014

Dubai International Film Festival, UAE, 2014

Production Companies:
Tris Films Skopje
Vladimir Komarov 33/2-1
1000 Skopje, Macedonia 

Biberche Productions
Brance Jerkovic 80
11 000 Belgrade, Serbia

Maxima Film
B. Adzije 22
10 000 Zagreb, Croatia

40, rue de paradis
75010 Paris, France