Documentaries

A Million Dollar Life

Život od milijun dolara

Film info

  • Country:Hrvatska
  • Director:Robert Tomić Zuber
  • Year:2017
  • Duration:78'
  • Actors:Đana i Ivica Šitum

Storyline

Parents of a 5-year-old girl, Nora Šitum, are told by doctors that their daughter is suffering from terminal leukaemia, Croatian medicine cannot help anymore. Desperate parents, Đana and Ivica, immediately decide to start the last round of the fight for salvation of their daughter. They see her salvation in an experimental treating that's being conducted by an American hospital in Philadelphia. But, before entering the hospital, a sum of nearly one million dollars has to be paid. Đana, willing to remove all obstacles, goes public with it, asking the citizens of Croatia to help her collect the money. In only five days they've collected needed money, but it was to late, after two months Nora has died. Returning to Croatia, grieving parents consolation found in the fact that with the rest of the money the will help other sick child. But the association that helped them to collect the money, now says that the money has gone. Next four years Nora's parents fought true courts, to get the donated money back to the children of Croatia, for the medical treatment out of their country. 

 

Screening schedule

  • 24.08.2017.

    Castle Eltz park

    21:15h

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.

Festival hosts
  • Discovery
  • Grad Vukovar
  • Hrvatski dom Vukovar
Srebrni sponzor
  • Pevec
Partners
  • Grad Zagreb
  • Hrvatska turistička zajednica
  • Hrvatski audiovizualni centar
  • Ministarstvo kulture
  • Vukovarsko-srijemska županija
  • TZ Vukovar
Sponsors
  • American Express
  • AutoWill
  • Badel Pelinkovac
  • Borovo
  • Elatus
  • Filmofeel
  • Hrvatska banka za obnovu i razvitak
  • Iločki podrumi
  • Startas
  • Alatir
  • PPD
  • Bobi

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