The Chicken

Croatia Germany
15 min.


Director Una Gunjak
Script Una Gunjak
Cinematographer Matthias Pilz
Sound Sebastian Morsch
Producers Jelena Goldbach, Siniša Juričic
Production company ZAK FILM PRODUCTIONS
Contacts SalaudMorisset Production, e-mail:

As a present for her 6th birthday, Selma gets a live chicken. When she realises the animal is going to be killed to feed the family, she decides to save it and set it free, unaware of the high stakes such action will lead to. While trying to bring back the missing chicken, Selma’s mum becomes the target of a sniper shoot. It’s Sarajevo, year running 1993.