Competition Programme

ON SHAKY GROUND

Croatia | 2014

Sonja Tarokić

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Director:
Sonja Tarokić

Screenplay:
Sonja Tarokić

Director of photography:
Danko Vučinović

Film Editing:
Martin Semenčić,
Borna Buljević

Producer:
Isa Živanović

Production Company:
R44

Cast:
Roko Sikavica,
Tamara Soletić,
Stojan Matavulj

Duration:
29′

Synopsis

When a father’s long-secret financial mistakes come to light, he becomes depressed. The family slides into a crisis and their stability disappears overnight. The story is set against the background of a problematic property market in Split, Croatia.

 

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Director's Biography

Sonja Tarokić

Sonja Tarokić has a MA in film directing and a Bachelor degree in literature with the focus on film theory. Sonja is a director and scriptwriter and writes film essays for magazines. She also teaches and leads workshops. She was a member of a puppeteering studio where she worked on multimedia projects and performances. Her short films – Red (2009); Smart Girls (2010), You Bitch! (2011), I’m a Self-Made Woman (2012) and On Shaky Ground (2014) were shown at many festivals and won awards. She is currently developing a script for her first feature film The Staffroom.