Ognjen Glavonic

Ognjen Glavonic

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Cannes

CANNES 2018: A BALANCE

By Mónica Delgado

It’s been over a week since the Golden Palm was awarded to Hirokazu Kore-eda Shoplifters, an event which closed a festival that kept its classics leitmotivs in a low key: miserabilism, cruelty or the overrating of a cinema with messages and big issues had its few peaks. Even if this year the program was better in quality compared to other edition, the jury, presided by Cate Blanchett, was discreet when awarding common themes, like the award given to the unambitious Kore-eda film, a plain family drama without any major stylistic attributes. Point aside was the jury prize to Capharnaum by Libanese filmmaker Nadine Labaki, a fact which confirm that despite the good films that made this a noble edition, remains a liking for the kind of films that look to edify consciences through stories of misery, war and refugees.

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Cannes

CANNES 2018: THE LOAD BY OGNJEN GLAVONIC

By Mónica Delgado

In his documentary Depth Two, Serbian filmmaker Ognjen Glavonic exposed the horror of the Kosovo war, lived at the end of the nineties. The documentary arises from an investigation he was making precisely for the argument of The Load, his first feature film. In that documentary, premiered at Berlinale, Glavonic showed through testimonies in voice over, the finding of a refrigerated truck with 55 corpses of Albanian civilians, killed by the Serbian army and tossed in a big mass grave. This indignation finds his fictional part in The Load, projected in Quinzaine de réalisateurs.

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Cannes

CANNES 2018: THE LOAD DE OGNJEN GLAVONIC

Por Mónica Delgado

Ya en su documental Depth Two, el cineasta serbio Ognjen Glavonic expuso el horror de la guerra en Kosovo, vivida a finales de los años noventa, que surge a partir de una investigación  que preparaba precisamente para el marco argumental de The Load, su primer largo de ficción. En aquel documental, estrenado en la Berlinale,  Glavonic  mostraba a través de testimonios en voice over, el hallazgo de un camión frigorífico con 55 cadáveres de civiles albanos, asesinados por el ejército serbio, y que luego eran tirados en una gran fosa comun. Esta indagación encuentra su reverso ficcional en The Load, su primer largo proyectado en estos días dentro de la Quincena de Realizadores.

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En español

LIMA INDEPENDIENTE 2016: DEPTH TWO DE OGNJEN GLAVONIC

Por Mónica Delgado

Con premiere mundial dentro de la selección del Berlinale Forum, Depth Two (Dubina Dva) de Ognjen Glavoni? es un documental que recupera testimonios de perpetradores y víctimas de una masacre en la llamada guerra de los Balcanes, a finales de los noventa en la ex Yugoslavia.

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