Croatia Selects Extracurricular by Ivan Goran Vitez as Oscar Bid
The 93rd Academy Awards ceremony is scheduled to take place on 25 April 2021.
Extracurricular directed by Ivan-Goran Vitez is Croatia's candidate for the 93rd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the best international feature film category. The 93rd Academy Awards ceremony is scheduled to take place on 25 April 2021.
The film’s cast is headed up by Milivoj Beader, Marko Cindrić, Anita Matić Delić, Željko Königsknecht, Zlatko Burić, Janko Popović Volarić, Filip Eldan, Đorđe Kukuljica, Darko Janeš, Zlatan Zuhrić Zuhra and others. This is also the acting debut for Frida Jakšić and Franko Pavičić, appearing in the leading roles of two nine-year-olds.
The film centres on a recently divorced father, who, furious because he cannot spend his daughter’s ninth birthday with her, burst into her classroom carrying a birthday present, a cake and a riffle. In addition to directing the film, Ivan-Goran Vitez also penned the screenplay.