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Paris - Ben, a 50 year old taxi driver has done his shift and he’s about to go home to his wife to celebrate their 15h wedding anniversary. An enigmatic client enters the taxi. Ben accepts this last ride that will drive him through an inner journey.

  • Veljko Vidak
  • Emmanuelle Felce
  • Veljko Vidak
  • Affif Benbadra
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  • Oran Benbadra
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  • Emmanuelle Felce
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    12 minutes 45 seconds
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    April 3, 2016
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Director Biography - Veljko Vidak

Veljko Vidak is a croatian filmmaker and visual artist, graduated from the Academy of fine Arts of Zagreb and from Master Program of International Film School in Paris.
When he arrived in Paris at La Cité des Arts, he discovered master pieces of paintings which he was using to admire in his art books in Croatia. Fascinated by the cultural life of Paris and filled with wonder at its streets, he decided to establish permanently in France. After years of hard work dedicated to his art, Veljko Vidak made a name of himself and his exhibitions started to travel from New-York to Shanghai. With big figuratives canvas, Veljko Vidak tells the story of war in Croatia, borders and lost countries.
In 2010, he moved to Berlin, so as to collaborate with collective of artists, and confronted his work to other medium. From the Berliner experience, he returned with video works dealing with subconsciousness and history. In 2012, he entered a double master in direction in Paris and started to shoot his first short movies.
His films deal with atmosphere and solitary characters who go through deep questioning about identity, memories and being a stranger.
Veljko Vidak's background as a painter becomes visible in his films; he rythmes the screen with colors and composition.
The organic composition of the shots and the deliberate blur about time and space create the emotional tension. The viewer immerses him/herself in the heart of the experience of the main character.
Since 2014, Veljko Vidak has been working as art director of Subversive Film Festival, Zagreb, Croatia.

2017 Sin Sueño (short film) 09’45’’
2016 Retro (short film) 12’45’’
2016 Kasetti (short film)* 07’58’’
2015 Silence (short film) 08’00’’

* Pöff Tallin Black Night 2016 / Pori Film Festival (Finland) 2016

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