HOW I LEARNED TO FLY
A seemingly boring vacation with two old ladies turns into a life changing experience for 12 year old Sofia, as she kisses a boy, reunites with estranged family and faces mortality on an idyllic island in the Mediterranean.
DIRECTOR: Radivoje Andrić
SCRIPT: Ljubica Luković
PRODUCERS: Maja Popović, Milan Stojanović - SENSE Production (SRB)
COPRODUCERS: Katarína Krnáčová - Silverart, s.r.o. (SK), Anikica Tilić Jurić - Kinorama (HR), Stefan Kitanov - Art Fest (BG)
CAST AND CREW
Radivoje Andrić is a film and television director who’s work has not only gained great popularity with audiences in the region, but some of his films have achieved cult status. He is one of the rare directors who’s work has been critically acclaimed and screen at numerous international festivals and loved by local and regional audiences as well. His first feature Three Palms for Two Punks and a Babe (1998) had a regional audience of 280.000 and the film was internationally screen at Cottbus. Sofia, Moscow, Prague, London…
His second feature Dudes! (2002) was a positive example of a low-budget youth film that exceeded all expectations. Seen in the region by more than 570.000 viewers in cinemas it was also in competition at international festivals like Raindance, Sofia IFF, Warsaw IFF and Motovun IFF where it won the Audience award as well as the Critics award. His third feature When I grow up I’ll be a Kangaroo was also a box-office hit that was awarded at the Sofia IFF as well as Motovun IFF.
He is the acclaimed director of 40 episode of the series Mile against Transition (2003-2007) and the remake of the popular Serbian television series Open Door (2013). He is the author of the children’s book How to Make a Film which educates children on the complex process of filmmaking which was also published in Indonesia, China and Poland.