The Diary of Diana B.

feature-documentary film
writers Dana Budisavljević, Jelena Paljan
director Dana Budisavljević

production Hulahop
coproduction December & This and That
financial support HAVC, SFC, FCS, Creative Europe/Media, Eurimages

synopsis:
The diary of Diana B. is a story that follows remarkable rescue campaign that took place in Zagreb during WWII. It is a story about a woman who, with a handful of her closest associates, saved form imminent death more than 10.000 children from ill-famed camps established by Ustashe, collaborationists of Nazi Germany. For a long time her name has been erased from history as her remarkable deeds were attributed to others. Her identity remained unknown even to the children whose lives she had saved. Her name is Diana Budisavljevic.

 

CREW & CAST

director and screenwriter
Dana Budisavljević

co-screenwriter
Jelena Paljan

editor
Marko Ferković

cinematographer
Jasenko Rasol

costume designer
Martina Franić

set designers
Dušan Milavec, Ivo Hušnjak

cast
Alma Prica, Igor Samobor, Ermin Bravo, Areta Ćurković, Mirjana Karanović, Vilim Matula, Krešimir Mikić, Krunoslav Šarić, Biserka Ipša, Tihomir Stanić, Ivica Pucar, Livio Badurina, Jerko Marčić, Adrian Pezdirc, Boris Ostan, Barbara Prpić, Urša Raukar, Katija Zubčić

witnesses
Živko Zelenbrz, Nada Vlaisavljević, Zorka Janjanin, Milorad Jandrić

producers
Miljenka Čogelja, Olinka Vištica

co-producers
Vlado Bulajić, Lija Pogačnik, Snežana van Houwelingen

researchers historians
Silvestar Mileta, Srđan Grbić, Nataša Mataušić