Najsreќniot Čovek Na Svetot

The Happiest Man In The World

Original name: Najsreќniot Čovek Na Svetot
English name: The Happiest Man In The World
Year: 2022
Run time: 85 Minutes
Language: Bosnian
Type (Colour/ Black & white): Colour
Country: North Macedonia, Belgium, Slovenia, Denmark, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Director: Teona Strugar Mitevska
Producers: Labina Mitevska, Sébastien Delloye, Danijel Hočevar, Vanja Sremac, Maria Møller Christoffersen, Amra Bakšić Čamo, Adis Đapo
Cast: Jelena Kordić Kuret, Adnan Omerović, Labina Mitevska, Ana Kostovska
Screenplay: Elma Tataragić, Teona Strugar Mitevska
Cinematographer: Virginie Saint Martin
Editor: Per K. Kirkegaard
Sound Designer: Ingrid Simon, Kristoffer Salting, Viktor Grabar
Production Company: Sisters and Brother Mitevski, Entre Chien Et Loup, Vertigo, Frau Film, Terminal 3, Scca/Pro.Ba
World Sales: Pyramide International


  • Venice FF 2022
  • Toronto FF 2022

Director’s Selected Filmography:

  • 2019 God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya
  • 2017 When the Day Had No Name
  • 2013 Teresa and I
  • 2012 The Woman Who Brushed Off Her Tears
  • 2007 I am from Titov Veles
  • 2004 How I Killed a Saint

Director's Biography:

Teona Strugar Mitevska

Teona Strugar Mitevska started as a child actor, and studied film at NYU-Tisch School of Arts. She directed her first feature, How I Killed A Saint in 2004. Since then, she has directed award winning films such as I Am From Titov Veles (2007); The Woman Who Brushed Off Her Tears (2012); Teresa And I (2013); When The Day Had No Name (2017) and, God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya that premiered in competition in Berlin FF 2019, and was awarded the Ecumenical Prize. In 2018, France’s Ministry of Culture awarded her the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Letters.


Asja, a 40-year-old single woman, lives in Sarajevo. In order to meet new people, she ends up spending her Saturday in a speed dating event. She’s matched with Zoran, a 43-year-old banker. However, Zoran is not looking for love but forgiveness.