The High Sun

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The High Sun
The High Sun.jpg
Film poster
Directed byDalibor Matanić
Produced byAnkica Jurić Tilić
Petra Vidmar
Frenk Celarc
Nenad Dukić
Miroslav Mogorović
Written byDalibor Matanić
StarringTihana Lazović
Release date
  • 17 May 2015 (2015-05-17) (Cannes)
Running time
123 minutes

The High Sun (Croatian: Zvizdan) is a 2015 Croatian drama film directed by Dalibor Matanić. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival winning the Jury Prize.[1][2][3] It is the first Croatian film to be screened at Cannes since the country's independence in 1991.[4] The film was selected as the Croatian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards but it was not nominated.[5]


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  1. ^ "2015 Official Selection". Cannes. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Screenings Guide". Festival de Cannes. 6 May 2015. Retrieved 8 May 2015.
  3. ^ Rebecca Ford (23 May 2015). "Cannes: 'Rams' Wins Un Certain Regard Prize". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 23 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Velik uspjeh Dalibora Matanića: S novim filmom upao u Cannes!". (in Croatian). 16 April 2015. Retrieved 18 April 2015.
  5. ^ Holdsworth, Nick (27 August 2015). "Oscars: Croatia Selects 'The High Sun' for Foreign-Language Category". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 27 August 2015.

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