Fiume o morte!

by Igor Bezinović

Fiume o morte!, coproduction, documentary
Expected delivery: Q3 2023
HR, SI, IT

Citizens of the Croatian town of Rijeka (Fiume) retell, reconstruct and reinterpret a ludicrous story of the 16-month occupation of their city that happened in 1919 when Gabriele D’Annunzio, the poet, dandy and preacher of war, proclaimed it a Regency of his own.

screenwriter
Igor Bezinović
director
Igor Bezinović
producers
Tibor Keser, Vanja Jambrović
co-producers
Marina Gumzi, Erica Barbiani
directors of photography
Danko Vučinović, Gregor Božič
film editor
Hrvoslava Brkušić
production
Restart
co-production
Nosorogi, Videomante
co-funding
Slovenian Film Centre, Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Re-Act, Italian Ministry of Culture, Friuli Venezia Giulia Film Commission - FVG, Eurimages, Creative Europe - MEDIA
Igor Bezinović

Igor Bezinović (1983, hr) graduated in philosophy, sociology, and comparative literature from the Zagreb Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and in film and TV directing from the Zagreb Academy of Dramatic Art. Over the years, his films have been selected for festival venues like the CPH:DOX, IFF Rotterdam, and many others. His first feature documentary was The Blockade (2012). His fiction hybrid debut A Brief Excursion (2017) won the Gold Arena for Best Croatian Film in 2017.