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Croatian national park finalist for best European film location award

Croatian national park finalist in Best European Film Location of the Year award

Murina set (Photo: Antitalent)

24 November 2021 – The European Film Commissions Network (EUFCN) has announced the finalists for the 2021 Best European Film Location award.

Among the finalists is the Kornati National Park in the Kornati archipelago. The location was used in to film the hugely successful Croatian film Murina, directed by Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović.

The film, which has won numerous awards, including the Camera d’Or – Golden Camera – award at the Cannes Film Festival, is a psychological family drama set over the course of four days on one of the Croatian islands, largely inspired by the director’s multi-award-winning fiction short Into the Blue. 

The film was also shot on the island of Hvar and the island of Koločep near Dubrovnik. 

2021 Best European Film Location Award – Finalists:

Berlin for The Queen’s Gambit – Berlin Brandenburg Film Commission (Germany)

Cahir Castle for The Green Knight – Screen Ireland (Ireland)

Kornati National Park for Murina – Filming in Croatia (Croatia)

Malaga for The Crown (Season 4) – Andalucia Film Commission (Spain)

Standlandet for Dune – Western Norway Film Commission (Norway)

Voting for the best location is open to the public via the official EUFCN website and runs until 31 January 2022. All details HERE. 

The winner is decided exclusively by the votes of the audience, and all voting participants enter the drum and one lucky winner will win a trip to the winning location.

“The EUFCN Best Location Award reflects the importance of those who seek to portray the authenticity of the audiovisual medium to the public. The award supports unsung heroes, inventors of stunning locations that contribute to the atmosphere of the audiovisual work and enliven the story, while encouraging curiosity,” said jury member Eric Mika. 

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