EN - Sarajevo 1992. Vedran, a once famous musician, tries to shelter his family from the madness of war. He hides them in his old house and goes out of his way to give them a normal day to day life. For a while he manages to keep the war at a distance, but when his daughter gets pregnant Vedran wants to give her a proper wedding in the old town hall...


Title The Ship of Fools
Original title Brod Ludaka
Original language Bosnian
Status Completed
Category Shorts
Year 2006


Cast Miralem Zubcevic, Irma Alimanovic, Alban Ukaj, Rade Colovic
Photography Renaat Lambeets
Editing Jevon Lambrechts
Music Dirk Brossé

Technical specs

Running time film 15'
Release format DVD
Sound format Stereo
Colour Colour


Supported by Marmont Film Financing, Fortis Bank, Volvo Cars


2008: Athens International Film Festival (GR) / Nashville Film Festival (US) / St. Louis International Film Festival (US) /
2007: Cyprus International Film Festival (GR) / Festival International des Ecoles de Cinéma de Huy (BE) / Fête du cinema belge (BE) /
2006: Flanders International Film Festival Ghent (BE) / Het Grote Ongeduld!, Brussel (BE) / International Short Film Festival Leuven (BE) / Oldenburg Film Festival (DE) / Sarajevo Filmfestival (BA)


2008: Award for the Best Foreign Film (St. Louis International Film Festival ) / 2007: Beste Humanitaire Film (Cyprus International Film Festival ) / 2007: prix de jeune jury (Festival International des Ecoles de Cinéma de Huy ) / 2006: prix de jeune jury (Aelvoet) / 2006: eervolle vermelding (Flanders International Film Festival Ghent) / 2006: canvasprijs voor beste fictie kortfilm 2006 + sacd/scam publieksprijs (Het Grote Ongeduld!)

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Last edited on 2 June 2016

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Director Matthias Lebeer
Producers Matthias Lebeer, Dorothee Radart, Boris Perisic
Writers Koen De Jongh, Matthias Lebeer

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