The Load

Croatian programme - Minority co-production


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. 

Serbia, France, Croatia, Iran, Qatar | 2018 | 98’

DIRECTOR Ognjen Glavonić | SCREENPLAY Ognjen Glavonić  | CINEMATOGRAPHY Tatjana Krstevski | EDITOR Jelena Maksimović | PRODUCTION DESIGN Zoran Petrov | COSTUME DESIGN Maja Mirković | SOUND Jakov Munižaba | MAKE UP Marija Kovačević Jovanović | ACTORS Leon Lučev, Pavle Čemerikić, Tamara Krcunović, Ivan Lučev, Igor Benčina | PRODUCER Dragana Jovović, Stefan Ivančić, Ognjen Glavonić, Sophie Erbs | COMPANY Non-Aligned Films | COPRODUCERS Ankica Jurić Tilić, Tom Dercourt, Pouria Heidary Oureh | COPRODUCED BY Kinorama, Hrvatska, Cinema Defacto, Francuska, Three Garden Film, Iran | DISTRIBUTION Five Stars Film Distribution | SALES AGENT New Europe Film Sales

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS Cannes Film Festival 2018, Cannes, France, Directors’ Fortnight The film has received awards at more than 40 international festivals

Ognjen Glavonić (Pančevo, 1985) is a director and screenwriter. His films have been screened at more than 50 international film festivals, and his documentary Živan Makes a Punk Festival (2014) saw its world premiere at Cinéma du Réel, after which it was screened at more than forty international festivals, including Rotterdam and CPH:DOX. His feature documentary Depth Two (2016) premiered at Berlinale Forum.

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