The Happiest Man in The World

Synopsis

Asja, a 40-year-old single woman, lives in Sarajevo. In order to meet new people, she ends up spending her Saturday in a speed dating event. She’s matched with Zoran, a 43-year-old banker. However, Zoran is not looking for love but forgiveness.

Awards and nominations

2022 – Venice Film Festival – Official Selection – Orizzonti Competition
2022 – Toronto Film Festival – Contemporary World Cinema

Cast

Jelena Kordić Kuret, Adnan Omerović, Labina Mitevska, Ana Kostovska, Ksenija Marinković, Izudin Bajrović, Irma Alimanović, Vedrana Božinović, Mona Muratović, Nikolina Kujača, Siniša Vidović, Kemal Rizvanović

Crew

Director: Teona Strugar Mitevska
Script: Elma Tataragić and Teona Strugar Mitevska
Director of Photography: Virginie Saint Martin
Editing: Per K. Kirkegaard
Production design: Vuk Mitevski
Costume design: Monika Lorber
Make-up: Mojca Gorogranc Petrushevska
Sound: Kristoffer Salting, Ingrid Simon, Viktor Grabar
Casting: Timka Grin
Producer: Labina Mitevska
Producers: Sébastien Delloye, Danijel Hočevar, Vanja Sremac, Maria Møller Christoffersen, Amra Bakšić Čamo, Adis Đapo
Production: SISTERS AND BROTHER MITEVSKI (North Macedonia) / ENTRE CHIEN ET LOUP (Belgium) / VERTIGO (Slovenia) / FRAU FILM (Denmark) / TERMINAL 3 (Croatia) / SCCA/pro.ba (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Technical specifications

Feature length film
Year of production: 2022
Genre: Drama
Format: DCP – 1.85 – Color
Runtime: 85′
Language: Bosnian
Countries: North Macedonia, Belgium, Slovenia, Denmark, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Critical acclaim

Screen Daily, Cineuropa, Duart

IMDB

Film trailer

https://mubi.com/films/the-happiest-man-in-the-world/trailer