Melting of the Ruler

Fiction | 2024 | ~90 min.
In development

Montenegro, 19th century. The small territory of free hills is ruled by Morlak. The Turks are busting into villages and forcefully collecting tributes. Morlak is suffering from tuberculosis. The doctor recommends him to go to warmer climates, so he travels to southern Italy. Him and his men spend their last days longing for their homeland.

Director and Writer: Ivan Salatić
Production: Meander Film (ME), Nightswim (IT), Dinaridi Film (HR), Non-Aligned Films (RS)
Supported by: Film Centre of Montenegro, Ministero della Cultura, Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Film Center Serbia