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DirectorVardan Tozija
ProducerOgnen Antov – Dream Factory Macedoni
WriterVardan Tozija
CastMartin Gjorgoski, Deniz Abdula, Nikola Ristanovski
EditorAtanas Georgiev
CameraVladimir Samoilovski
ScreeningThursday 10 November at 21:45h / Sunday 13 November at 19:15h
Original TitleDJGAN
Length102 min

A cruel chain of events turns a quiet, introvert boy from a desolated adoption center into a fierce leader of a group of ruthless youngsters, who decides to take revenge on the world that harmed them. Dutch Premiere


Phillip, a marginalised, abandoned teenager from a desolated suburban juvenile adoption center, is forced by a corrupt police inspector to participate in a terrifying encounter that leads to severe consequences. Despite the futile attempts of his teacher – the only caring educator in the center – to help out and put light on this incident in a country where power determines justice, Phillip emerges as a ferocious leader of a group of lost boys who embrace the path of violence. It takes them deep into the catacombs of the criminal underworld. Director Tozija has graduated at the Faculty of Drama Arts in Skopje, Film and TV directing but also studied law and political science. He evidently knows very well how to deal with the topic of local society confronted with youth delinquency and corruption on a highest level.

Een serie gebeurtenissen verandert een rustige, introverte jongen uit een afgelegen adoptiecentrum in een woeste leider van een groep meedogenloze jongeren die besluit om wraak te nemen op de wereld die hen heeft geschaad.


Phillip, een verwaarloosde, tussen de marges gevallen tiener, woont in een afgelegen jeugdadoptiecentrum. Hij wordt door een corrupte politie-inspecteur gedwongen tot een angstaanjagende ontmoeting die ernstige gevolgen heeft. Zijn leraar – de enige zorgzame opvoeder in het centrum – probeert hem te helpen het voorval te begrijpen in de context van dit land waar de mensen met macht bepalen wat gerechtigheid is. Desondanks ontpopt Phillip zich tot een woeste leider van een groep ‘lost boys’ die geweld niet schuwt. Dit leidt hen tot in de diepe gronden van de criminele onderwereld. Regisseur Tozija studeerde naast film en regie ook rechten en politieke wetenschappen. Hij weet als geen ander het onderwerp van de lokale samenleving die wordt geconfronteerd met jeugdcriminaliteit en corruptie te benaderen en behandelen.