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On the Water

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Goran Dević's documentary film "On the Water" portrays Sisak, his hometown, a former industrial center situated on three rivers, and its inhabitants. Critics proclaim it one of his finest achievements, and the jury of the Leipzig film festival awarded him special recognition because "it beautifully shows how humanity and survival surpass the traumas and scars of war." The river is linked to entertainment and relaxation but through getting to know its people, the social conflicts of transition come to surface. Sometimes the river reveals the remains of the past. What is left behind us?

Goran Dević was born in Sisak, Croatia, in 1971. He studied law, archaeology and film art at Academy of Dramatic Art, University of Zagreb, Croatia. His filmography includes several documentaries and short films. Teaches documentary film at the Academy of Dramatic Arts. He is the author of award-...
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