Feature film, in pre-production
A seemingly boring vacation with two old ladies turns into a life changing experience for 12 year old Sofia as she kisses a boy, reunites with estranged family and faces mortality on an idyllic island in the Mediterranean.
Director: Radivoje Andrić
Writer: Ljubica Luković
Producers: Maja Popović, Milan Stojanović
Based on the book by Jasminka Petrović
Original title: Leto kada sam naučila da letim
Genre: Youth, Family
Developed through Film Teep / Warsaw Kids Film Fourm / Cinekid Junior Co-production Market / Financing Forum for Kids Content / Sofia Meetings
Film Center Serbia, Croatian Audiovisual Center, Bulgarian Film Center, Slovak Audiovisual Fund, Eurimages, Creative Europe MEDIA, SEE Cinema Network
About the director
Radivoje Andric’s films gained great popularity with the regional audience and achieved cult status. He is one of the rare directors who’s work has been acclaimed by the critics, numerous international festivals and wide audience. His first feature THREE PALMS FOR THREE PUNKS AND A BABE (1998) had a regional audience of 280.000 while his second feature DUDES! (2001) was a positive example of a low-budget youth film that exceeded all expectations and was seen in the region by more than 570.000 admissions in cinemas. His third feature WHEN I GROW UP; I’LL BE A KANGAROO was also a box-office hit that was awarded at Thessaloniki IFF and Motovun IFF. He is the author of the children’s book HOW TO MAKE A FILM, published in Indonesia, China and Poland.