PRODUCTION: The Mysterious Boy in Development in Croatia

By FNE Staff

    ZAGREB: Dražen Žarković plans to shoot The Mysterious Boy, a sequel to the box office success Koko and the Ghosts,in November-December 2012.

    Twelve year old Koko has to solve now the mystery of a new friend who leads a double life. Ankica Juric Tilic is producing together with Kinorama (www.kinorama.hr).

    The project received 525,000 Euro from the Croatian Audiovisual Center (www.havc.hr), and has a budget of 1,081,081 Euro.Zagonetni djecak/The Mysterious Boy received a development grant from MEDIA 2007 Programme (http://ec.europa.eu). The Croatian Audiovisual Center also supported it with a script development grant.

    Hana Jusic wrote the script, and Mario Sablic will be the DOP. The film will star Antonio Parac and Nina Mileta. The project participated at Cinekid 2011 (http://www.cinekid.nl/professionals) and at P4K&F 2011 (http://www.mediadesknederland.eu/en/x/11418/p4kf). Representatives of Kinorama told FNE that they would like the film to premiere at Cinekid Amsterdam in October 2013. There is no sales agent yet.

    Production Information

    25 Štoosova
    10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Phone: +385 (0)1 231 67 87
    Fax: +385 (0)1 231 67 88


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    Director: Dražen Žarković

    Script: Hana Jusic

    DOP: Mario Sablic

    Cast: Antonio Parac

    Nina Mileta