Goran Marković

Goran Marković

Actor, Director, Writer


Goran Marković is a renowned Serbian filmmaker and one of the most influential and respected directors in the Balkans. He was born in Belgrade, Serbia in 1942. He attended the prestigious Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade, which is also known as FDU. After graduating from the school in 1966, he began his career in the film industry, working as a screenwriter for various films.

In 1971, he directed his first feature film, "Ljubavni slucaj" (Love Affair). This film earned him a great deal of critical acclaim and was nominated for several awards. He then went on to direct the critically acclaimed films "Kozara" (1972), and "The Marathon Family" (1982). Both these films garnered him international attention and established him as one of the most important directors in the former Yugoslavia.

Throughout his career, Goran Marković has received numerous awards for his work, including the prestigious Golden Arena Award for Best Director at the Pula Film Festival for his film "Kozara". He was also awarded the prestigious Golden Bear Award at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1986 for his film "The Marathon Family".

In addition to his film work, Goran Marković has worked as a professor at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade since the late 1970s. He is also an active member of the European Film Academy and serves as the President of the Serbian Film Directors Association.

Throughout his long and successful career, Goran Marković has become one of the most influential and respected filmmakers in the Balkans. His films have earned him international recognition and awards, and his work has had a lasting impact on the film industry in the region. His films explore themes of identity, history, and culture, and his work has been praised for its realism and raw emotion. His movies have become classics of the Yugoslavian cinema and continue to be remembered and honored today.


Aug. 24, 1946

Place of birth

Belgrade, Serbia

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