Take Me Somewhere Nice

original title Take Me Somewhere Nice
The Netherlands, Bosnia, 2018, 91 min., Dutch, Bosnian, 16+
director, script Ena Sendijarević
director of photography Emo Weemhoff
production designer Myrte Beltman
editor Lot Rossmark
music Ella van der Woude
producers Iris Otten, Sander van Meurs, Pieter Kuijpers
cast Sara Luna Zorić, Lazar Dragojević, Ernad Prnjavorac, Sanja Burić

awarded Tiger Award - Special Mention at Rotterdam International Film Festival (2019),
participant of Taipei Film Festival (2019)
On the edge of adulthood, Alma leaves her mother's home in the Netherlands and travels to her native Bosnia to visit the father she's never met. Teaming up with her indifferent cousin and his charming best friend, they embark together on an increasingly unpredictable road trip adventure through the country's scorching heartland.

The film will be presented by director Ena Sendijarević
Ena Sendijarević is an Amsterdam based filmmaker of Bosnian origins. She studied Film Studies at the University of Amsterdam and the Freie Universität Berlin, before graduating from the Netherlands Film Academy as a writer / director in 2014. She directed several successful short films like Travelers Into The Night (2013), Fernweh (2014) and Import (2015). Her work has traveled to international filmfestivals, including Cannes' Directors Fortnight, TIFF, IFFR, Palm Springs, Message to Man, taking home numerous awards. Her latest short film was the official Dutch short film entrance for the Oscars 2017. Ena has been invited as jury member in multiple filmfestivals. Take Me Somewhere Nice (2018), her debut feature film, premiered in the Tiger Competition at the 2019 International Film Festival Rotterdam.

Ena Sendijarević