Saturday, September 24, 2022
3:00 pm–4:40 pm
Harry and Mildred Remis Auditorium (Auditorium 161)
Ticket Required
Add to Calendar 2022-09-24 15:00:00 2022-09-24 16:40:00 Murina 09/24/2022 3:00 PM Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

Directed by Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović (Croatia, 2021, 96 min.). Croatian, English, and Spanish with English subtitles.

On a sun-soaked island on Croatia’s Adriatic coast, 17-year-old Julija spends her days diving for eel (or murina) with her domineering father, Ante, and watching other teens party on a nearby yacht. She longs to leave the island and get a college education, but is unsure how to escape her father’s grasp—until the arrival of the rich and mysterious Javier seems to offer a way out. Soaring, ominous, and breathlessly suspenseful, this Winner of the Golden Camera cinematography award at the Cannes Film Festival was lensed by cinematographer Hélène Louvart (The Lost Daughter; Never Rarely Sometimes Always), and Executive Produced by Martin Scorsese, and features a ferocious, star-making central performance by Gracija Filipović. Equal parts fiery feminist outcry and stirring coming-of-age drama, the film announces director Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović as a major new talent in world cinema.

“An exceptional debut.... Makes the case that a young girl’s passage into adulthood can be the perfect, darkly dazzling vehicle for a sunshine noir.” —Variety

Watch the trailer.

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Wheelchair accessible

Ticket Information

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975 ($6 processing fee applies); to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.

Ticketing Policies

Auditorium Mask Policy

Masks are optional, but visitors are no longer required to wear them while attending events in Remis Auditorium and Alfond Auditorium.