Gracija Filipović Awarded Gotham Award for Her Acting in Murina

    Murina by Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović Murina by Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović photo: Mario Topić

    ZAGREB: Young actress Gracija Filipović received the Gotham Award for Best Breakthrough Performer for her role in Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović’s debut feature Murina. The Gotham Awards starts the awards season in the USA.

    Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović was also nominated in the category of best newcomer director.

    Recently, Murina scored three nominations for the Independent Spirit Awards, which will be announced on 4 March 2023: for Best First Feature, Best Breakthrough Performance (Gracija Filipović) and Best Cinematography (Hélène Louvart).

    The Croatian candidate for the 95th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature Film category is Safe Place / Sigurno mjesto directed by Juraj Lerotić and produced by Croatia’s Pipser in coproduction with Croatia’s Zelena zraka and in collaboration with Slovenia’s December.

    Murina was produced by Croatia’s Antitalent and Brazil’s RT Features, coproduced by Croatia’s Spiritus Movens, USA’s Sikelia Prods, Slovenia’s SPOK Films and Staragara.