Snow White

FAST FORWARD 2022 / Projections:
13/12/2022 / 19:00 / Montenegrin Cinematheque / Podgorica

Lana Barić / Croatia / 2022 / 15′

Director: Lana Barić
Screenplay: Lana Barić
Editor: Vladimir Gojun
Music: Dubravka Premar, Ivan Zelić
Cinematography: Branko Linta, Filip Tot
Production: Zagreb film
Executive Producers: Julia Martinović
Producer: Vinko Brešan
Starring: Lana Barić, Nikša Butijer, Marica Vidušić, Tena Tadić, Neven Aljinović Tot


Forty-year-old Željka is living a quiet life in an isolated village, but an unexpected visit will take her back to the past, shaking up her daily routine. This thought-provoking film deals also with a female character, a woman who struggles with her painful past. Impressive visual style and surreal turn of the narrative, opens many possible ways to contemplate on what happens to a woman whose soul is wounded.


Lana Barić was born in 1979 in Split, Croatia. In 2005 graduated in acting from the Academy of Performing Arts in Sarajevo. Since 2011 she has been a member of the drama ensemble at the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb. She has acted in more than forty stage productions and in as many films and series, receiving numerous awards and accolades. She has written several screenplays for short films as well as the screenplay for the feature film Tereza37, which won her the Golden Arena for Best Screenplay at the 2020 Pula Film Festival. The short film Snow White is her directorial debut for which she wrote the screenplay and played the lead role.


  • Adana Film Festival 2022 (Turkey) – Golden Boll in International Short Film – Best Short Film
  • Motovun Film Festival 2022 (Croatia) – Corto Montonese Award – Best Croatian Short Film
  • Berlin Interfilm Festival 2022 (Germany)
  • Chicago International Film Festival 2022 (USA)
  • Les Femmes Underground International Film Festival 2022 (USA)
  • Leuven International Short Film Festival 2022 (Belgium)
  • Montevideo World Film Festival 2022 (Uruguay)
  • Trieste Film Festival 2022 (Italy)
  • Uppsala International Short Film Festival 2022 (Sweden)
  • Cine a la Calle – FICICA 2022 (Columbia)
  • Eastern Neighbours Film Festival 2022 (Netherlands)
  • Bahia Independent Cinema Festival (Brasil)