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The Right One

The opening film of the Cannes Directors’ Fortnight, about a possessive mother, a loving son, the fiancée’s first visit, a silent witness. Four players around a pie. Starring Mirjana Karanovic.

“The Right One” focuses on the clash between the conservative and the liberal. A classic mother from the Balkans, who always knows what is best for others, meets her son’s new love. The widow (Mirjana Karanovic) invited her son, a policemen (Muhamed Hadzovic) and his new girlfriend (Doroteja Nadrah) over for coffee and cake. As the story goes, many things are revealed. A short comedy by writing-directing duo Urska Djukic (Slovenia) and Gabriel Tzafka (Greece), marvellously filmed in a single shot.

Denmark, Greece, Slovenia | 2019 | 14 min

PRODUCTION: Armin Hadzic, Dominique Welinski, Amra Baksic Camo – Obala Art Centar

CAST: Doroteja Nadrah, Mirjana Karanovic, Muhamed Hadzovic

CINEMATOGRAPHY: Lev Predan Kowarski

EDITING: Una Gunjak

SOUND: Igor Camo


Cannes Film Festival, 2019 – Directors’ Fortnight (Premiere)