Alena's Journey (Alena utazása)

(2009, short, video, color, 15 minutes, Stereo)

Alena, an inhibited, thirty-year old accountant from Sarajevo has a plane to catch in the afternoon to Zurich. Her boss and strict father do everything they can to prevent her from attending a four-month business course.
Meanness at the workplace and the cruel secrets of the Balkan war come to the surface while in the meantime Alena bravely struggles to achieve her goal.
 

www.alenasjourney.com

Awards

Budapest Hungarian Film Week - 2009

Best Short Film (ex aequo)

Festivals

Leuven International Short Film Festival - 2009

(in competition)

San Jose Cinequest - 2010

Manchester Kinofilm - 2010

(in competition)

National premiere:
2009