Kick and Scream
a film by Nina Violic
Croatia | Croatian | Feature | Drama | 2021 | 76'
Kick and Scream follows the final half-hour of a marriage. Through the perspectives of wife, husband and their six-year old child, where reality is intertwined with puppet play, we learn about their own truths, becoming less certain of our initial judgment of characters. Kick and Scream is not another story about divorce; it is a story about the end of love, the realization, the awakening, the determination, and finally the hope that, no matter how painful, there is always a way out.
Goran Bogdan, Nina Violic, Lee Delong, Bruno Frketic Bajic
Nina Violić was born in Rijeka in 1972. She has graduated in acting from the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb. She is an accomplished actress and a leading drama actress of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb and to date she has achieved numerous notable theatre, film and television roles, including several awarded lead performances.
As scriptwriter and director, Nina authored one theatre play and two short films: Separation (2014) and The Lamb (2019), which premiered at BFI London Film Festival 2019. Nina is finishing her debut feature Kick and Scream.
Mediterranean Film Festival Split (MFFS) | 2022
Best Official Competition Feature Film Award
Vukovar Film Festival | 2022
Pula Film Festival | 2022
Breza Award for Best Debutant
Rab Film Festival | 2022
Cinematographer: Vanja Černjul, A.S.C.
Editor: Vladimir Gojun
Sound Designer: Julij Zornik
Producer: Vanja Sremac, Zdenka Gold
Writer: Nina Violić