How I Learned to Fly

Leto kada sam naucila da letim

A seemingly boring vacation with two old ladies turns into a life-changing experience for 12-year-old Sofia as she kisses a boy, reunites with her estranged family, and faces mortality on an idyllic island in the Mediterranean.

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No physical screenings scheduled.

Available at the Agora Market TIFF63.

Direction: Radivoje Andrić
Script: Ljubica Luković, based on the novel The Summer I Learnt to Fly by Jasminka Petrović
Cinematography: Dušan Joksimović
Editing: Dejan Urošević
Sound: Vladan Korać (design), Momchil Bozhkov (mix)
Music: Vasil Hadžimanov
Actors: Klara Hrvanović, Olga Odanović, Snježana Sinovčić, Žarko Laušević
Production: Sense Production
Producers: Maja Popović Milojević, Milan Stojanović
Co-production: Kinorama, Art Fest, Silverart
Co-producers: Ankica Jurić TIlić, Mira Staleva, Stefan Kitanov, Katarina Krnacova
Costumes: Momirka Bailović
Production Design: Tajana Čanić Stanković
Make Up: Petya Simeonova, Atanas Temnilov
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Serbia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Slovakia
Production Year: 2022
Duration: 89΄
Contact: Pluto Film Distribution Network GmbH
Awards/Distinctions: ECFA Award for best European Children’s Film – Buff FF, The CIAL (Environment Award) – Giffoni FF, Award Golden Arena for Best Croatian Contribution to a Minority Co-Production & Audience Award – Pula IFF


Radivoje Andrić

Radivoje Andrić is a film and television director whose work has not only gained great popularity among audiences in the region, but some of his films have achieved cult status. His first feature Three Palms for Two Punks and a Babe (1998) had a regional audience of 280,000 and the film was screened at Cottbus, Sofia, Moscow, Prague, and London, among others. He is the acclaimed director of 40 episodes of the series Mile against Transition (2003–2007) and the author of the children’s book How to Make a Film, which educates children on the complex process of filmmaking. The book was also published in Indonesia, China, and Poland.


1998 Three Palms for Two Punks and a Babe
2002 Dudes!
2004 When I Grow Up I’ll be a Kangaroo
2022 How I Learned to Fly