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The „Guardians of the formula“ continues a series of international recognitions: Three awards in Los Angeles

14th May, 2024

The movie “Guardians of the Formula”, directed by Dragan Bjelogrlić, won as many as three awards at the Los Angeles Film Festival – the award for best movie, the award for best cinematography, and the audience award.

The universal story of the movie “Guardians of the formula” is confirmed once again by its successful international recognition, as well as confirmations from the professional public and numerous audiences throughout the country and the world. The last award is just one more in a row after Beijing, Palm Springs, Locarno, Sarajevo, Skopje…

This film story, written by Vuk Ršumović along with Ognjen Sviličić and Dragan Bjelogrić, is based on the novel “The Case of Vinča” by professor Goran Milašinović. The author’s team, led by Bjelogrlić as director, consists of director of photography Ivan Kostić, editor Milena Predić, set designers Jelena Sopić and Jovana Cvetković, costume designer Marina Vukasović Medenica, composer Aleksandar Ranđelović, while executive production is signed by Goran Bjelogrlić.

The cast consists of Radivoje Raša Bukvić, as well as the famous French actors Alexis Manenti, Olivier Barthelemy and Anne Sarah. The director of the Vinča institute, Pavle Savić, is played by Predrag Miki Manojlović, and the head of state security of the SFRY, Leka Ranković, is played by Dragan Bjelogrlić. The director assigned the roles of young Yugoslav scientists to Jovan Jovanović, Alisa Radaković and Ognjen Mićović.

Behind this original project are the production companies CobraFilm and United Media, with the support of Euroimages, Creative Europe Media, the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Serbia, as well as the Film Centers of Serbia, Montenegro, Slovenia and North Macedonia, and cinema distribution is entrusted to the company Art Vista.