My grandpa is an alien

Original title: Moj dida je pao s Marsa
Director: Drazen Zarkovic et Marina Andree Skop
Croatia, Luxembourg, Norway, Czech republic, Slovaquia, Slovénia, Bosnia-Herzégovinia, 2018, fiction, 75 minutes
Original version with french narration
Contact: Studio Dim d.o.o.

In a single moment, the entire life of a girl Una is turned upside down; her grandpa is abducted by aliens and her mum collapses and ends up in a hospital. Una discovers that her grandpa is an alien himself whose spaceship hit the planet some time ago, and there’s still his pilot, a small grumpy robot. Una and the robot have less than 24 hours to find and rescue her grandpa. This extraordinary adventure will lead to a new friendship, the rational robotic logic will be replaced by emotions and Una’s selfless love will save her partly alien family.

 

Dražen Žarković graduated in film and TV directing from the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb. He has been working as a freelancer since 1993, and he has worked as a scriptwriter and director on numerous feature and documentary films. Since 1994 he directed 4 fiction features, 6 TV series and numerous short and documentary films. In 2013 he directed children’s feature film The Mysterious Boy that was very successful in the cinemas and had a nice festival run. He has received numerous awards for his film and TV work, including four Oktavijan awards. On the international scene, he has received seven international awards for his most successful film Tressette: A Story of an Island, which has been shown at numerous festivals.

Marina Andree Škop is a co-owner of production company Studio dim, where she works as a director and producer. In the last years she worked as a head of development on popular TV series for kids. Her author’s documentary “Sevdah” won the Audience Award at Sarajevo Film Festival 2009 together with several other international awards. In 2015 she made Let’s Play a Story: The Ant and the Grasshopper, short live action-animated film for kids, that was screened at numerous international festival and won two international awards for best animated short film.

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