15/1 | 11:00 | The Dream

Puriša Đorđević


The year is 1941. It is the time when Europe can only dream about freedom. However, two towns in Serbia are free. A girl and a boy from these towns dream about better future. Unfortunately, the war roughly shatters their dreams. The Nazis are coming back and the Partisans are retreating. Yet, the dream cannot be destroyed.

Mladomir Puriša Đorđević

Mladomir Puriša Đorđević

Director of Photography
Mihajlo Popović

Film Editing
Mirjana Mitić

Mladen Todić

Ljubiša Samardžić
Mihajlo Janketić
Olivera Katarina
Mija Aleksić
Ljuba Tadić
Velimir Bata Živojinović


Puriša Đorđević
Director's Biography
Puriša Đorđević

Mladomir Puriša Đorđević is the oldest active Serbian film director and screenwriter. He was born in Čačak, in 1924. Prior to World War II he was a member of the Communit youth, and joined the partisans at the beginning of the uprising in Serbia in 1941. After the war he has worked as an editor for film propaganda section  and began directing documentaries. He has made eighteen feature films, over fifty documentary short films and two television films. His tetralogy of films depicting the war and post-war era, made between 1965 and 1968, is a unique achievement in the history of Yugoslavian cinema. In addition to several awards at the Yugoslav Film Festival in Pula, Morning (1967) and Noon (1968) premiered in Venice, while Dream (1966) competed at the Berlin Festival. Puriša Đorđević is the recipient of several lifetime achievement awards. He is currently making a film about Matija Bećković, a renowned Serbian contemporary poet.