Wake Me

by Marko Šantić

Zbudi me, fiction, digital DCP, c
Expected delivery: zima 2021

Rok suffers from a temporal loss of memory, a consequence of an attack which erases his idealistic life by a lakeside town. Upon returning to his hometown he once more faces his past and a xenophobic group of friends, with which now identifies his younger brother.

Marko Šantić

Marko Šantić (1983) graduated in film and TV directing at AGRFT. Two of his student fiction shorts were particularly successful: Good Luck Nedim (2005, the Best Short Film Award at the Sarajevo FF, the Main Student Award at the Tribeca FF) and Hole (2006, the Special Jury Award at the Sarajevo FF). His last short film Blue Peter (2016) won 9 awards and was screened on 90 film festivals. Šantić’s feature debut Seduce Me (2013) received Best Direction Award at the 16th FSF Portorož, Special Mention at the Warsaw FF 2013 1-2 Competition, and Grand Prix for Best Feature Film at the Southeast European FF Los Angeles. He directed the TV film Together (2018) and with colleague Sara Hribar co-directed the feature film Lada Kamenski (2018). The movie had an international premiere on Montreal FF and has, until now, received 11 awards. Marko is currently in post-production with his next feature film Wake me.

Marko Šantić, Goran Vojnović, Sara Hribar
Marko Šantić
Danijel Hočevar, Zala Opara
Jure Bušić, Dimče Stojanovski
director of photography
Ivan Zadro
music composers
Jan Visocky, Nemanja Mosurović
film editor
Vladimir Gojun
production designer
Marco Juratovec
costume designer
Tina Bonča
key make-up artist
Lija Ivančič
sound designers
Julij Zornik, Zoran Maksimović, Grega Švabič
Jure Henigman, Živa Selan, Timon Šturbej, Nataša Barbara Gračner, Jurij Drevenšek, Tamara Avguštin, Andrej Murenc, Blaž Setnikar, Benjamin Krnetić, Nebojša Pop Tasić
Jaka Produkcija, Living Pictures, Hippocampe Production
in collaboration with
Film Studio Viba Film
Slovenian Film Centre, Eurimages, Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Film Center Serbia, Creative Europe - MEDIA, SACEM


Danijel Hočevar