World premiere, Film in competition for the Caméra d'Or Award
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, surrounded by the consequences of the war. When his job is over, Vlada needs to return home and face the consequences of his actions.
Ognjen Glavonić was born in 1985 in Pančevo, SFR Yugoslavia. Zivan Makes a Punk Festival (2014), his first documentary, had its premiere at Cinéma du Réel and has been screened at International Film Festival Rotterdam, CPH:DOX, and IndieLisboa, among others. Ognjen's documentary Depth Two (2016) had its premiere in the Forum section at the Berlinale. He is the founder of Pančevo Film Festival. The Load is his first feature film.
Jakov Munižaba, Gilles Bénardeau
Cinéma Defacto (France)
Three Gardens Film (Iran)
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Title in Original Version : The Load
Release date : 13 March 2019