Oliver Frljić

Aleksandra Zec


Croatian /  With German surtitles /  55min

Twenty years after the end of the war in Yugoslavia the name Aleksandra Zec still causes heated discussions. In 1991, the twelve-year-old girl from a Serbian family in Croatia had to watch as her father was murdered. Following this, she and her mother were abducted by a five-man Croatian militia and shot. The murderers have never been brought to court.

Oliver Frljić is director of the Croatian National Theatre “Ivan Zajc” in Rijeka and one of country’s most important theatre makers today. The piece “Aleksandra Zec” uses powerful images to create a poetic lamentation for the dead. Frljić conjures up a portrait of a family that is as moving as it is absurd: As six actors sit at a table playing the family that is doing their everyday chores, it feels like they already know about their impending murder. 


Direction: Oliver Frljić / Dramaturgy: Marin Blažević / Actors: Ivana Roščić, Jelena Lopatić, Tanja Smoje, Jasmin Mekić, Nikola Nedić, Jurica Marčec und die Mädchen: Jana Mileusnić, Lucija Filičić, Nina Batinić und Morana Mladić / Stage design: Ljerka Hribar / Costume: Sandra Dekanić / Lighting: Dalibor Fugošić/ Marjan Zeneral Šubić / Sound: Aleksandar Jovanović/ Ivan Harej / Assistance direction: Denis Kirinčić / Inspizienz: Liberta Mišan


  • Past
    Wed 14.10.2015, 20:00 / HAU1
    Thu 15.10.2015, 20:00 / HAU1


Production: HKD Teatar (Rijeka), International Small Scene Theatre Festival Rijeka. Supported by the Freundeskreis des HAU Hebbel am Ufer e.V.


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