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The Chicken
Archived: The Chicken (2014)

director: Una Gunjak

composer: Bernd Schurer
With: Iman Alibalic, Esma Alic, Mario Knezovic, Mirela Lambic, a.o.

duration: 15 minutes
Short, Family

Shorts – EFA-nominated European Shorts

As a present for her 6th birthday, Selma gets a live chicken. When she realises the animal is going to be killed to feed the family, she decides to save it and set it free, unaware of the high stakes such action will lead to. While trying to bring back the missing chicken, Selma's mum becomes the target of a sniper shoot. It's Sarajevo, year running 1993.


director: Una Gunjak
composer: Bernd Schurer
producer: Jelena Goldbach
screenplay: Una Gunjak
Editor: Anja Siemens
Cinematography: Matthias Pilz
sound: Sebastian Morsch & Raoul Brand

production company: Zak Film Productions

More info

dialogue: Bosnian
subtitles: Eng subt.
Country: Germany - Croatia
year: 2014


UNA GUNJAK: The Chicken (2014, short)

Technical Specs

sound: Stereo 5.1
format: DCP
frame: 1:2,39
FPS: 24
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