2001-2010AnimationCroatiaShort FilmSimon Bogojevic-Narath

Simon Bogojevic-Narath – Levijatan AKA Leviathan (2006)

Levijatan (Leviathan)
15 minutes

…who is the creature built from people?

Why is it wearing a crown and what is it doing with a pastoral in one hand and a sword in the other?

How come people shake hands with skeletons and stones obediently pile up, forming a pedestal for a golden statue?

What’s more, why are petals, of all things, swirling within streams of grey smoke?

Jerky but smiling characters from this short film will take the audience through this animated pageant inspired by a book “The Leviathan” by Thomas Hobbes, written in 1651.

You’ve guessed it…

It’s all about what happens…when shit hits the fan!

Stiges Festival wrote:

An animated parable about the war and its disasters. A critique about the violation of human rights. A mind-blowing 3D visual journey through the hell that man reproduces on Earth.

Best animation, Days of Croatian Film;
Best music and sound, Days of Croatian Film;
Golden Zagreb, 2nd Jury Prize, Animafest, Zagreb;
Honourable Mention, Darklight Digital Festival, Ireland;
Grand Prix, Days of Croatian animation, Zagreb;
Special jury Prize, International Short Film Festival Badalona, Spain,
Special Jury Mention, Animateka 2006, Ljubljana;
Best Animation Film Award and Youth Jury Mention at the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival 2007;
Golden Medal of Belgrade at the 54th Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival;
Best Sound Design Award, Pris de Court 2007, Paris;
Best Film in National Competition, Tabor International Short Film Festival 2007;
Special Jury Mention, Animanima 2007, Cacak;
Diploma in “Films from 10 to 40 minutes category”, KROK International Animation Film Festival 2007, Kiev;
Best Animated Film, Curtocircuito, Santiago de Compostela, 2007;
Best Animation Grand Off, European Off Film Award 2007



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