Lutkokaz, Wednesday, 24 March, 20h - City Theatre Požega, In Search of a Diamond Tear
Final exam in animation by Vanja Jovanović and Ivan Pokupić at the Academy of Arts and Culture in Osijek
Performers: Vanja Jovanović, Ivan Pokupić, Goran Vučko, Marijana Matoković
Music: Ervin Lustig (piano, tamboura, drums, flute)
Mentors: doc. dr. art Maja Lučić, Tamara Kučinović, senior assistant
About the show: Slaven, a fully-fledged Slavonian bachelor, asks the village witch Baba Yaga for help after finding out that his friend Janko is sick. Baba Yaga is unable to heal Janko so she sends Slaven to her distant cousin, sensei Ching Chang Chong. The sensei living in faraway Asia knows the ancient secret of the dragon Hiroshaki and his healing tears. On their way to the dragon, Slaven and the sensei go through various trials such as meeting Ching Chang Chong’s evil student Chang Chong Ching and the singing elves. Will they be able to get the dragon’s tears and save Janko? Find out in this dangerously funny and intense Slavonian kung fu screen comedy. The music is performed live on four instruments throughout the performance.
Premiere: Academy of Arts and Culture in Osijek, 2014.
Duration: 30 minutes
THE SHOW IS FREE AND WILL BE AVAILABLE TO THE VIEWERS FOR SEVEN DAYS FROM THE PREMIERE PERFORMANCE.