OBITUARY: Croatian Director Lukas Nola


    ZAGREB: Croatian director, scriptwriter and set designer Lukas Nola died aged 59 on 29 October 2022, after a long struggle with cancer. He will be remembered as one of the most talented filmmakers who started filming in a war-torn Croatia during the 1990s.

    Lukas Nola, credit: KinoramaHis gritty art house films such as Hush (2013, produced by Kinorama) are among the most known titles of contemporary Croatian cinematography.

    In 2018, Britain’s Channel 4 and Sweden’s public broadcaster SVT acquired his mini-series Guardian of the Castle, originally produced by Kinorama for the Croatian Radio and Television.

    In mid-October 2021 he started filming the Croatian/Macedonian/Kosovan coproduction Escort, again produced by Kinorama, which remains unfinished.