We Are the Sons of Your Rocks

Sinovi smo tvog stijenja

Montenegro, 2018, 33 min, Colour

An old man lives in a small village in the north of Montenegro. He is troubled by the story of his father, which he heard when he was a boy. At the end of WWII, an Italian officer was captured by the partisans, and soon after shot and buried close to the old man’s house. There is no tomb or trace; no real proof that the story is true. However, he is afraid of digging to see if any bones lie underneath. He turns to the remaining villagers in order to find out the truth. There are two men older than him, but their stories don’t always match and are not easy to comprehend.



Ivan Salatić


Ivan SalatićDušan Kasalica


Ivan Marković


Jelena Maksimović


Ivan Salatić was born in 1982 in Dubrovnik, grew up in Herceg Novi. He has directed several short films that have been screened at festivals in Venice, Sarajevo, Torino and others. He finished studies at the University of Fine Arts of Hamburg (HFBK). He directed the film “You Have the Night”, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival in 2018, and won the Best Film Award at the Authors’ Film Festival in Belgrade.


Portugal, 2018, DocLisboa,

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Serbia, 2019, BelDocs,

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Montenegro, 2018, UnderhillFest,

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Croatia, 2019, Subversive FF,

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