6,5 meter-long sailboat
8.000 kilometres of ocean’s open space
terrifying and wonderful
at the same time
A touching story about an unhinged Dalmatian
Šime has decided to start living his dream. His dream was to sail over Atlantic, from France to Brazil (journey about 8000 kilometers long), on a 6.5 meter-long boat, using sails exclusively, without any communication with the land. Cameras on the boat were the only witnesses of 27 days of Šime’s solitude far away in the sea.
Script / Director: Tomislav Žaja, Davor Švaić
Year of production: 2010
Length: 70 min and 58
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1967 – Born in Zagreb, Croatia.
1993 – Masters degree in documentary film directing at the film academy FAMU in Prague, Czech Republic.
1995 – Establishes own production company Gral Film. The company has produced shorts, features, documentaries, many as international co-productions.
1987 – 2014 – Wrote and directed over thirty documentary films and two television dramas (°produced most of them). Also worked as producer on several shorts, experimentals and two feature films (both intl. co-prod.). Received festival awards for several of his films.
2012 - The Little Gipsy Witch, a children’s comedy
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