The film Bullets Over Marseille by Gordan Matić has won another award abroad. This production won the award for the best documentary film at the “NORGS International Independent Festival (NIIF)”, which is held in Isfahan, Iran. The NORGS festival provides an opportunity to present the works of independent filmmakers and artists from around the world. By the way, the film was created with the support of the Film Center of Serbia.
Bullets Over Marseille was filmed in record time, which was preceded by almost five years of research work in the archives of France, Austria, Russia and Serbia. The film follows the trial of terrorists Zvonimir Pospišil, Mija Kralj and Ivan Rajić, who were accomplices of Vlada Georgiev Chernozemski in the assassination of the Yugoslav King Alexander and French Foreign Minister Louis Barthou on October 9th, 1934 in Marseille, France.
Through the reconstruction and dramatization of the real process, but also through what was omitted during the trial, the court drama closest to the truth about the process, but also an epilogue for European peace, was told.
The screenplay of the film was written by Gordan Matić and Vladimir Andrić, and Matić also directed the film. The rest of the team consists of: director of photography Dušan Ivanović, editor Aleksandar Popović, composer Marko Matović, sound designer Đorđe Stevanović, costume designers Dragica Laušević and Srđan Perić, set designer Nenad Marković. The film was produced by Gordan Matić (Re-Kreativno dud), with the support of co-producer Dušan Ivanović (Close-up plan). The director of the film is Lazar Ivanović, and the executive producer is Jordanco Petkovski.
Đurđija Radivojević and Gordan Matić were in charge of casting, and the film stars Svetozar Cvetković, Vladimir Aleksić, Tihomir Stanić, Strahinja Blažić, Đorđe Đoković, Nikola Šurbanović, Gordan Kicić, David Tasić Daf, Nikola Milojević, Ivan Tomić, Tamara Aleksić, Tamara Krcunović and Jovo Maksic.
The film has wan several awards and was shown in Herceg Novi, Sarajevo, Nis, in China, at festivals in Mainheim, Bratislava, Anatolia…