The Osljak saga ( Ošljačka saga)

Director: Tanja Kanceljak

Producer: Croatian Radiotelevision

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Synopsis

Island of Ošljak is situated in the middle, between Zadar and Preko and there live only 15 inhabitants, mostly retired people which are born there. The best-known song about Ošljak wrote Davor Valčić with his hip-hop / ethno band PostolarTripper, "Ošljačka saga". In his specific dialect describes his memories of some people and events that remembers childhood. With a touch of satire and humor sings about the great love of Ošljak, but also about life on the island. In the documentary, we see some people which he describes in his songs. Even sing in dialect, Postolar Tripper not chosen a typical Dalmatian expression but they prefere reggae, rap, ska ...Ošljak is oasis where he find a peace, but eternal inspiration. This is not just a story about the island, but also a musical story in which we follow the life on a small island, situated between the village and the city, between Zadar and Preko, the island's long history and rich tradition.

Objectives

Island of Ošljak is situated in the middle, between Zadar and Preko and there live only 15 inhabitants, mostly retired people which are born there. The best-known song about Ošljak wrote Davor Valčić with his hip-hop / ethno band PostolarTripper, "Ošljačka saga". In his specific dialect describes his memories of some people and events that remembers childhood. With a touch of satire and humor sings about the great love of Ošljak, but also about life on the island. In the documentary, we see some people which he describes in his songs. Even sing in dialect, Postolar Tripper not chosen a typical Dalmatian expression but they prefere reggae, rap, ska ...Ošljak is oasis where he find a peace, but eternal inspiration. This is not just a story about the island, but also a musical story in which we follow the life on a small island, situated between the village and the city, between Zadar and Preko, the island's long history and rich tradition.