Private Project

Pursuit of luck

Eight single men, full of hope, departed on a long journey to Moscow to pursue the luck. How strong is their faith that the salvation could be in a woman? And what could a woman do for love? The Pursuit of Luck is a documentary film consisting of 3 stories (Hope, Faith and Love) in which the destinies of the main protagonists intertwine in their efforts to find happiness.

  • Marija Dzizeva
    Director
  • Marija Dzidzeva
    Writer
  • Vladimir Stojcevski
    Producer
  • Goran Stojilkovic
    Producer
  • Film Type:
    Documentary
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 6 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    March 25, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    48,500 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of
  • Film Language:
    Macedonian
  • Shooting Format:
    HD
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Manaki Film festival
    Bitola, Macedonia
    September 18, 2013
    Unofficial screening
  • Cinedays
    Skopje, Macedonia
    November 22, 2013
    Unofficial screening
  • ZagrebDox
    Zagreb, Croatia
    March 25, 2014
    World Premiere
  • SEE a Paris Festival
    Paris, France
    April 30, 2014
    French Premiere
    Best SEE Documentary
  • Underhill Festival
    Podgorica, Montenegro
    June 8, 2014
    Montenegrin Premiere
  • Ferfilm Festival
    Ferizaj, Kosovo
    July 28, 2014
    Kosovo Premiere
    Best Feature Documentary
  • Balkan Film and Food Festival
    Pogradec, Albania
    September 6, 2014
    Albanian Premiere
    Best Documentary
  • Tuzla Film Festival
    Tuzla, BIH
    September 12, 2014
    Bosnian Premiere
  • Ex Ponto
    Ljubljana, Slovenia
    September 18, 2014
    Slovenian Premiere
  • Macedonian Film Festival
    Toronto
    Canada
    October 26, 2014
    Candadian Premiere
    Best Documentary
  • Festival of the European and Independent Film Euro-In Film
    Novi Sad
    Serbia
    December 17, 2014
    Serbian Premiere
  • Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival
    Belgrade
    Serbia
    March 24, 2015
  • Eurorama
    Trento
    Italy
    May 1, 2016
    Italian Premiere
Director Biography - Marija Dzizeva

Marija Dzidzeva is film director, born on 24.12.1970 in Gevgelija, Macedonia. She graduated Macedonian Literature in 1994 and Film and TV directing in 2000. Currently she’s finishing her master studies of Film directing in subject of documentary film.

FILMOGRAPHY
• "Pursuit of luck" (2013) - documentary film
• “Some other stories”(2010) - segment “Macedonian Story”
• “Look at the life through eyes”(2008), documentary film
• “You are alive”(2005), feature film
• “Toni Mandza’s List”(2004), short documentary film
• “Miss Amensia”(2000), short feature film

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