Juraj Lerotić


Born in Kiel, Germany in 1978. He studied early childhood education and theology and later graduated in Film and TV Directing from the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb. His last medium-length film, Then I See Tanja (2010) premiered at the Rotterdam International Film Festival and was broadcast on ARTE.


Films by this director

Safe Place

(Croatia, 2022)

Directed by: Juraj Lerotić

A traumatic event – a sudden suicide attempt – opens a gap in the everyday life of a family of three. Their lives are upturned, as if they have been pulled into a war invisible to anyone else. Juraj Lerotić’s (Then I see Tanja, Golden Pram ZFF Checkers 2010) long-awaited feature has exceeded all expectations and arrives at ZFF with a handful of prestigious awards – best debut film, director and actor (Goran Marković) at Locarno and the Heart of Sarajevo for best...

color, 104'
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