Nikola Rakočević

Nikola Rakočević (Serbian Cyrillic: Никола Ракочевић; born 27 June 1983, Kragujevac, Serbia) is a Serbian actor proclaimed as one of Europe’s leading young screen actors,.[1] Rakočević has received numerous awards [2] at major international film festivals.

Nikola Rakočević
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Nikola Rakočević at the premier of The Sky Above Us at the International Film Festival Rotterdam 2015
Born (1983-06-27) 27 June 1983 (age 39)
OccupationActor
Years active2002–present

The Berlin Film Festival (2014) placed Nikola among its ten European Shooting Stars.[citation needed]

The accolade was just one among many international Best Actor awards[3] to acknowledge the Serbian actor’s talent in feature films such as The Sky Above Us (2015), The Man Who Defended Gavrilo Princip / Branio Sam Mladu Bosnu[4] (2014), Travelator (2013), Circles / Krugovi (2013), and Skinning / Šišanje (2010).

Rakočević has an integral role in the Sky TV/Canal+ crime series The Last Panthers[5] (2015), an acclaimed European drama inspired by notorious Balkan jewel thieves, the Pink Panthers. He voiced Fred in the Serbian-language version of Big Hero 6 (2014).

In 2001, he began his drama study at the University of Belgrade Faculty of Dramatic Arts, from which he graduated in 2005. He lives in Belgrade with his wife and son.

Selected filmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2015 Meet Me in Venice Dragan
The Sky Above Us Bojan
2014 The Man Who Defended Gavrilo Princip Rudolf Zistler
Travelator Slav
2013 Circles
Vojna akademija 2 Milan Laki Lakićević
2011 Oktobar Dejan segment "Graduation"
2010 The Woman with a Broken Nose Marko
Skinning Novica
2009 Život i smrt porno bande Unnamed theater actor
2007 S. O. S. - Spasite naše duše Border guard
2006 Sinovci Milan Srećković
Šejtanov ratnik Novica

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nikola Rakočević je evropska "Zvezda u usponu"". Blic.rs (in Serbian). 2015-12-01. Retrieved 2016-01-04.
  2. ^ "Balkan history is a burden for Serbian actors, says Nikola Rakočević". Wild Rooster. Retrieved 2016-01-04.
  3. ^ "Nikola Rakočević: Voleo bih da osvojim Oskara". Hello! magazin. Retrieved 2016-01-04.
  4. ^ "Nikola Rakočević: Car Konstantin jača samopouzdanje". Blic.rs (in Serbian). 2015-11-24. Retrieved 2016-01-04.
  5. ^ "THE LAST PANTHERS/ Anticipazioni puntata 12 dicembre 2015: perché Milan conosce Naomi?". Il Sussidiario.net. Retrieved 2016-01-04.

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