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3000 Lives of Butterflies

3000 života leptira

Genre: Fiction
Country: Serbia
Year: 2009
Duration: 16 min

Director: Saša Perić
Scenario: Saša Perić

Cast: Sara Santini, Predrag Momčilović

Programme selection: Up to 10.000 bucks

Budget: 800


A seventeen year old girl from Serbia meets with her Bosnian father for the first time in ten years. They go for a picnic in the woods, and try to cross the gap that time has built between them.


Saša Perić started making short experimental and fiction films at AFC (Akademski filmski centar) film club. After that he studied film and theatre directing at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, where he made two short films: REC (2007, 7 min.) and Swan Song (2008, 13 min., after a short story by Anton Chekov) that were screened at international film festivals. During studies he also directed several short theater works and the play "Halflife" wich played at SNP (Serbian National Theater). 3000 Lives of Butterflies (2009, 16 min.) is his graduation film.


2007 – REC (Fiction, 7 min.) 2008 – Swan Song (Fiction, 13 min.) 2009 – 3000 Lives of Butterflies (Fiction , 16 min.) 2010 – The MAPA film (Documentary, 22 min.)

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