Sonja and the Bull
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Year of production: 2011
Duration: 100min
Picture format: 16:9
Number of episodes: 1
Director: Vlatka Vorkapić
Producer: Ivan Maloča
Screenplay: Vlatka Vorkapić & Elvis Bošnjak
Produced by: Interfilm & HRT
Cast: Judita Franković, Goran Bogdan, Csilla Barath Bastaić, Barbara Prpić, Mila Elegović, Dejan Aćimović
Awards: WorldFest Houston International Film Festival 2013,Platinum Remi Award
A comedy. A truck stops at the Croatian border with Bosnia and Herzegovina. Four men are transporting a bull, Garonja, to a fight arranged in Croatia. They dont have the necessary paperwork, but Stipe has an idea: theyll release Garonja so that he can cross the border on his own, as he grazes. Who would ask an animal to show its papers?! Sonja, a vegetarian and animal-protection activist from Zagreb, strongly opposes bullfights. A TV show in which she accuses people in the Zagora region of cruel treatment of bulls is watched in Zagora with disapproval. People wager that Sonja will not dare to come within three metres of Garonja the Bull. Stipe, Garonjas owner, is so sure of this that he pledges something bizarre; his balls. The message about the challenge is taken to Sonja by Ante, son of the chief organizer, an insurance agent famous for his persuasiveness.