Igor Bezinović

Igor Bezinović



Igor Bezinović is a Croatian director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for his award-winning films and innovative approach to story-telling.

Bezinović was born in Zagreb, Croatia in 1972. He studied film and television production at the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Zagreb, graduating in 1996. After graduation, Bezinović began working as a professional assistant director. He worked on several feature films, documentaries, and television shows before his directorial debut in 2003.

Bezinović’s first feature film, ‘It’s Hard to be Nice’ was a critical success. It won numerous awards, including Best Film at the Croatian Film Festival and the Golden Arena for Best Film at the Pula Film Festival. It was also nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards.

Bezinović followed this success with the release of ‘Love Island’ in 2006. The film was a financial success and was nominated for the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival.

In 2010, Bezinović directed ‘The High Sun’ which was awarded the Jury Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival. The film was hailed by critics for its beautiful cinematography and powerful story-telling.

In addition to his film work, Bezinović has directed several television shows and documentaries. He has also written and directed several short films and music videos.

Bezinović’s latest film, ‘On the Other Side’ was released in 2017. The film was praised for its powerful exploration of the Bosnian War. It won numerous awards, including Best Film at the Berlin International Film Festival.

Throughout his career, Bezinović has shown a commitment to telling meaningful stories with an innovative approach. His films explore complex themes such as identity, family, and memory, while remaining accessible to a wide audience. Bezinović’s diverse body of work is a testament to his skill as a director and storyteller.

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