Jacqueline Van Vugt’s debut feature, Crossing, which was filmed at various locations in Croatia and is a co-production with Croatian company Nukleus Film (co-producer Siniša Juričić), will have its world premiere as part of the international competition at the 39th edition of the Warsaw International Film Festival
Three stories intertwine during a ferry boat crossing from Morocco to Spain, bound together by the fear of loss. Desperate, the protagonists struggle to find a way to reach each other, but their powerlessness leaves room for the inevitable.
The filming lasted 30 days, on locations around Pula, Rijeka, Zadar and Zagreb, with a mostly local film crew, including unit production manager
Crossing was supported by HAVC through a call for minority Croatian co-productions and received additional support intended for
The Warsaw International Film Festival is the most important film festival in Poland, and since 2009 holds the International Federation of Film Producers’ Associations (FIAPF) accreditation for its feature film competition, which puts it on a par with festivals the likes of Berlinale, Cannes, Venice, San Sebastián, Karlovy Vary and others.
This year’s Warsaw Intl. Film Festival’s 39th edition will take place 6th – 15th October, while more details are available on its
Cover photograph: scene from Crossing