A Wonderful Night in Split shows three love stories unfold and ending with events profoundly and permanently altering the lives of the characters in the Croatian city of Split's medieval Ghetto, during the last two hours of New Year’s Eve.
A Wonderful Night in Split is Arsen Anton Ostojic`'s first feature film, shot during the 32 shooting nights in the late Winter and early Spring of 2004 and completed in just 35 days of postproduction. The screenplay is written by Arsen, based on his original idea, out of love for his birthplace, despite the fact that it shows the dark side of it.
A Wonderful Night in Split has become one of the most awarded and celebrated Croatian films in recent history: it received a total of 24 various national and international awards and recognitions. It was the Croatian candidate for the 78st Annual Academy Awards and it was nominated for the Fassbinder-Discovery Award by the European Film Academy as one of the best first or second European films in 2004.
It participated at almost 40 national and international film festivals and - among other countries - it was distributed in theaters in the United States by Global Lens and on DVD by First Run Features.