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DirectorBernard Brkic, Luka Radovic
ProducerStudio 104A, Garden Productions
WriterBernard Brkic
CameraLuka Radovic
EditorLuka Radovic
CastKatarina Justic, Bernard Brkic, David Brkic, Ronja Seyfried
Length15 min
CountryGermany, The Netherlands
SectionShort Films, Big Stories
ScreeningSaturday 9 November | 13:15 hours | Filmhuis Den Haag
Sunday 10 November | 12:30 hours | Filmhuis Den Haag

A modern drama that deals with buried emotions and relationship gone cold. A story of a man trying to win his ex-wife back, full of comic moments. Screenings will be followed by Q&A with the director and actor Bernard Brkić. Dutch Premiere


Reviving a relationship is a very delicate task which inevitably brings back bad memories and calls for caution. As she assumes a distrustful and defensive attitude, he becomes more and more insecure until the moment when he spots in her bedroom an old photo of the two of them as a happy couple. That gives him courage, but his hope is not meant to last long. Bosnian actor turned director Bernard Brkic codirected with young Luka Radovic their debut film Hope.

Director’s bio

Bernard Brkic was born on 15 April 1967 in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He studied at the Academy of Performing Arts, University of Sarajevo, B&H (1987 – 1992) and at the Academy of Dramatic Arts, University of Zagreb, Croatia (1992). Since 1993, he lives in the Netherlands and works as a writer, actor and TV presenter. “Hope” is his first film, where he signs both – directing and production.

Luka Radovic was born at 21 October 1995 in Stuttgart, Germany. Since 2016, he is a student at Athanor film and Theater Academy in Passau, Germany. He is a third-year student, department – directing. Filmography: “Siegfried” (short), “Rache” (short).