Within the project Sarajevo City of Film for Global Screen, Danis Tanović started shooting his new film, called A TEN IN A HALF.
he film takes place in a pandemic-stricken Sarajevo and follows two Sarajevan ćevap-makers, friends and antipodes who have clashes over quality of ćevaps in their shops, actually questioning life decisions and accepting inevitable changes.
Everything in Sarajevo may be ridiculed and subject of jokes, except for the one thing, says Tanović - the answer to the question: where are the best ćevapi in Sarajevo?
In this film, Tanović collaborates again with Branko Đurić Đuro and Izudin Bajrović, after the films ‟No Man's Land“ and ‟Death in Sarajevo“, and along with Đurić and Bajrović, young actors from Academy of Performing Arts in Sarajevo, Kerim Čutuna and Helena Vuković are in the lead roles. The cast also includes Anja Matković, Goran Navojec, Nermin Tulić, Mediha Musliović, Davor Domazet, Almir Palata Prle, Faketa Salihbegović Avdagić, Semir Krivić, Ermin Sijamija, Boris Ler, Sanin Milavić, Mirvad Kurić, Miroljub Mijatović, Armis Mašić.
Danis Tanović is the film director, screenwriters are Danis Tanović and Nikola Kuprešanin, director of photography is Damir Šagolj, sound engineer is Predrag Doder, casting director is Timka Grin, costume designer is Ina Arnautalić, set designer is Sanda Popovac, and mak-up artist is Lamija Hadžihasanović Homorac.
Danis Tanović's film is produced by Obala Art Centar, Sarajevo Film Festival and Turkish State Radio and Television (TRT) as part of joint project of Sarajevo City of Film for Global Screen (SCF GS).
Film producers are Mirsad Purivatra, Amra Bakšić Čamo and Jovan Marjanović, the executive producer is Adis Đapo. The creative director of Sarajevo City of Film project is Izeta Građević.
The Sarajevo City of Film for Global Screen (SCF GS) project focuses on directors from Southeast Europe whose films have previously been screened and awarded at Sarajevo Film Festival. Tanović's film is the third one within that project, after films A GOOD DAY'S WORK (2018) directed by Martin Turk and film FOCUS, GRANDMA by Pjer Žalica (2020).