Man Still Goes to the Moon

short animation by Dragan Rokvic

Bosnia and Herzegovina , 2008, Colour, HDV, 12′
Premiered at Sarajevo Film Festival, Official Selection


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Synopsis

An SF story about returning to Sarajevo after a war. It is 2096 and the War for the Moon has just ended. When a Moon Traveller returns to Sarajevo, ghosts of his friends killed in the war will be there to meet him. A wrong look at the wrong time will make the gap between those who stayed and those who left unbridgeable.

Director’s Biography

Dragan Rokvic was born in 1969 in Sarajevo. In 1988 he graduated from the Sarajevo Secondary School for Applied Arts with a paper on comics. Since 1986 numerous newspapers and magazines have published his comics and illustrations. Until 1992 he worked as illustrator for the BiH Academy of Arts and Science. He has exhibited his work at numerous comics events in France, Mexico, Croatia, Slovenia… Since 1995 he has been a full-time member of the opera choir of the National Theatre in Sarajevo. He currently works as freelance illustrator, comics and storyboard author. He collaborates with OHR Sarajevo, SFOR, UN, OSCE and numerous film production and advertising agencies. He won the 2005 Grand Prix for best comic, at a competition organised by the Publika publishing company.

Director’s Filmography

  • 2008 Ljudi još uvijek idu na mjesec, short anim.
  • 2007 Vojnik, short anim.
  • 2007 Nevidljivi dječak, short anim.
  • 2007 Uzmi me sotono, short anim.
  • 2007 Iznenadna nesreća, short anim.

Crew:

Voices: Dušan Vranić, Amir Kurt, Dragan Rokvić, Amra Bakšić Čamo
Music/sound design: Enes Zlatar
Animation: Renato Foder, Amir Idrizović
Editor: Redžinald Šimek
Screenplay: Dragan Rokvić
Director: Dragan Rokvić
Producer: Amra Bakšić Čamo
Production: SCCA/pro.ba

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