Wanderlust

Wanderlust, Z. Zilnik
[Shooting] Wanderlust, Z. Zilnik
FR Yugoslavia, 1998, 91 min, Beta video, transfer to 35 mm

written and directed by: Želimir Žilnik
camera: Miodrag Milošević
edited by: Reza Kralj
sound: Vladimir Stanojević
music: The Tiger Lillies
executive producer: Sarita Matijević

cast: Giuseppe Pastorchich, Jovan Kiselički, Gordana Kamenarović, Zoran Hajduk Veljković, Ljubica Rakić, Branislav Popović, Jelena Jovanović Žigon, Hanibal Kovacs, Tamara Popović, Emma Doro, Danijela Jovanović, Jeno Ferenczy, Mirko di Stefano, Renata Vigi, Marina Cinkocki, Nikolina Ursulesku, Danilo Čelebić, Slaviša Čurović, Želmira Briza, Želimir Vučevac

production: Teresianum b.t., Budapest, Hungary VP Kregar, Ljubljana, Slovenia Terra film, Novi Sad Kvadrat, Beograd TV Crna Gora, Podgorica

After decades of work in Italy and Germany, Giuseppe is retired and returns to his family home in Istria. He is lonely and his mother advises him to get married. She hands him over his father’s uniform from the Austro-Hungarian army. Giuseppe sets off on a quest to find a wife in the “transitional East” hoping to be warmly welcomed. The road takes him to Budapest, Montenegro, Vojvodina. His plan is not so easily realised...