|Title: The Liberation of Skopje
Director: Rade Serbedzija, Danilo Serbedzija
Country of production: Republic of Macedonia
Production year: 2016
Run-Time of the Movie: 110′
|The horrors and suffering of the Second World War are portrayed in bittersweet terms through the eyes of 11-year-old Zoran whose father has joined the partisans to fight the German occupiers and whose mother becomes involved with a German officer.
In the year of 1941 the city of Skopje is occupied by Germans and their Bulgarian allies.
While the occupiers take over the local Jews’ homes and settle themselves down comfortably, the townsmen’s lives turn into an everyday struggle.
Rade Serbedzija was born in 1946 in Bunic, Croatia, Yugoslavia.
He graduated from the College of Dramatic Arts in Zagreband and began acting in theater and films.
He co-founded a theater with Vanessa Redgrave and has appeared in over 70 movies.
In the 1990s he became internationally known, working with Stanley Kubrick and Clint Eastwood.
His son, Danilo Serbedzija, was born in 1971 in Zagreb, Croatia, Yugoslavia.
He is also an actor and director who has worked successfully in television as well as film.