Prebaci na Hrvatski

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The Waiting Point

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The protagonist of the movie is the small and crowded Croatian bus terminal in Rijeka the living-room of a town on the threshold of changes. As the plans for building a promised larger bus terminal are overshadowed by the busy preparations for Croatia's accession to the EU, the old bus station Žabica remains the crossroads for tourists and an integral part of the local community; where collective or individual memories and struggles are at disposal, cuddled and teased, subtle but salient. We follow the daily routines of the employees at the station’s shops, cafés and the ticket office, the bus drivers and the cabbies, the homeless and the drifters, the permanent visitors and the passersby, to discover a sporadic community in its vain, yet persistent efforts to patch up the gaps of a worn-out system.

Artist, designer, cinematographer and documentary filmmaker. Born in 1982. After gaining her MA Degree in Graphic Arts she enrolled in MA studies in cinematography at BFM, Estonia in 2008. Throughout her studies Maša worked on over a dozen short fiction films as a co-director, cinematographer, ed...