The Waiting Point
The Waiting Point

The Waiting Point

Director Maša Drndić

Production year 2013

Length 43min.

Country Croatia

SYNOPSIS

The protagonist of the movie is the small and crowded Croatian bus terminal in Rijeka, the living room of a town on the threshold of changes. As the plans for building a larger bus terminal are overshadowed by the busy preparations for Croatia's entering the EU, the old station Žabica continues serving as the crossroads for tourists and an integral part of the local community. It is a place where collective or individual memories and struggles are at disposal.

 

CAST & CREW

Maša Drndić
Maša Drndić

Director

Producer

Marin Lukanović

Director of Photography

Maša Drndić

Production designer

Marin Lukanović

Music by

Maša Drndić

Sound

Josip Grabar

Edit

Maša Drndić

Production company

Filaktiv Delta 5

Maša Drndić

Born 1982. Drndićattended the documentary workshop held by Ateliers Varan in 2007 in Belgrade, Serbia. It is where she made her first documentary-autobiography My Belgrade and decided to continue with filmmaking. After gaining her MA Degree in graphic arts she enrolled in MA studies in cinematography at BFM, Estonia, in 2008.Throughout her studies, Drndićworked on over a dozen short fiction films as a co-director, cinematographer, editor and assistant, many of which received recognition and awards at student film festivals. In her work Drndićoften focuses on the relationship between locations and its inhabitants, exploring individual as well as collective expressions of identity, belonging, memories, dreams and desires.


Filmography

My Belgrade (2007, short, doc.), In the Shadow (2008, short, doc.) A Couple of Stories before Departure (2012, short, doc.), The Waiting Point (2013, short, doc.).

FILMS 2013