The Load

Fiction | 2018 | 98 min.
Premiere: Festival de Cannes – Quinzaine des Réalisateurs

Synopsis:

Vlada works as a truck driver during the NATO bombing of Serbia in 1999. Tasked with transporting a mysterious load from Kosovo to Belgrade, he drives through unfamiliar territory, trying to make his way in a country scarred by the war. He knows that once the job is over, he will need to return home and face the consequences of his actions.

Director and Writer: Ognjen Glavonic

Production: Non-Aligned Films (RS)
Co-production: Cinéma Defacto (FR), Kinorama (HR), Three Gardens Film (IR)
Cinematographer: Tatjana Krstevski
Editor: Jelena Maksimovic

Supported by: CNC – aide aux cinémas du monde, HAVC, Eurimages, Visions Sud Est, Hubert Bals Fund, Film Center Serbia, AP Vojvodina, Doha Film Institute

World Sales: New Europe Film Sales

Downloads & links
Trailer  ·  EPK  ·  poster (HQ)  ·  stills

Upcoming screenings
30 Sept, 21h00, Orion / Helsinki, Finland
7 Oct, 18h00, International Village 8 / Vancouver, Canada
12 Oct, 17h15, Vancity Theatre/ Vancouver, Canada
12 Oct, 21h00, Vue 6 Leicester Sq / London, UK
13 Oct, 12h30, ICA Cinema 1/ London, UK
15 Oct, 13h20, Multiplex Calle 100 / Bogotá, Colombia
16 Oct, 16h00, Multiplex Andino/ Bogotá, Colombia
TBA / Pingyao, China
TBA / Vienna, Austria

Awards
Special Mention of the Jury @ Molodist – Kyiv International Film Festival
Best Director @ Art Film Fest Košice
Best Actor (Leon Lučev) @ Sarajevo Film Festival
Special Jury Prize @ Sakhalin International Film Festival «On the Edge»

Festivals
· Festival de Cannes – Quinzaine des Réalisateurs
· Molodist – Kyiv International Film Festival
· Art Film Fest Košice
· New Horizons International Film Festival
· Sarajevo Film Festival
· Sakhalin International Film Festival «On the Edge»
· Toronto Film Festival
· International Film Festival Cinematik Piešťany
· Helsinki International Film Festival
· Vancouver International Film Festival
· BFI London Film Festival
· Bogotá International Film Festival
· Pingyao Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon International Film Festival
· Viennale