- Director:Ljubiša Samardžić
- Actors:Ljubiša Samardžić
Panta rei is a documentary about one era witnessed by an actor and director Ljubisa Samardzic. A movie portrays the golden age of the Yugoslav film, from the 1950s until today. As a narrator, Ljubisa is showing the viewers a collage made of anecdotes and melancholy, movie scenes and rich archive. This movie represents a comparison between present and past in a form of a specific film 'memoir', a personal diary, and a detailed history of a national film, television, cultural and artistic scene.
Ljubisa Samardzic has a rich acting, directing and producing career behind him. He was born in Skopje in 1936. He is one of the most popular actors of post WWII Yugoslavia, while his name appeared in the credits of more than 200 films. He won a Golden Lion/Copa Volpi in Venice in 1967, six Golden Arenas in Pula (former Yugoslavia), as well as numerous Grand Prix awards for producing and directing. The films he appeared in were shown at the festivals all over the world, from Cannes to Karlovy Vary, from Berlin to Venice. He often appears in the projects he produces, but he didn’t appear in his directing debut Sky Hook. The film competed at the 50th Berlin Film Festival. The second film Natasha won a Golden Arena in Pula for a lead female role and an award for the best film at the Albena festival, as well as an artist award at the MEDFilm 2002 in Rome. The last TV series The Scent of Rain in the Balkans was pronounced by Emmy Awards 2012 as one of the top 10 series in the world.
Tickets for screenings at Cinestar Vukovar, Danubian Sand Island, Borovo Cinema, Valpovo culture center, Centar znanja Vinkovci, Vucedol museum are free. For screenings at locations - Terrace of Agency for Waterways and Castle Eltz Park admission is 15 HRK. Tickets.