The shooting of the feature film Momo begins in Pula

On February 26th, a screen adaptation of the novel of the same name by Michael Ende

One of the most popular German writers of fantasy and children's novels of the 20th century, Michael Ende's novel Momo is been filmed in Croatia.


The heroine of the film is a mysterious little girl named Momo who lives in the ruins of an amphitheater. Everyone loves her for her rare gift - her innate ability to listen. When its fellow citizens are threatened by an evil corporation that wants to steal people's time and deprive them of their daily little joys, Momo will head to the very edge of time to prevent it.


The film will be filmed in Pula in the period from February 26 to March 18, and during filming a special traffic regulation will apply.


In addition to Pula, the film Momo will be shot in Rovinj, Rijeka, Split and Zagreb, with a total of 52 days of shooting.


The film crew has about 150 members, including 70% of Croatian film professionals. Among which are also actors from Croatia, including kids actors.

The production is by Germany's Westside Filmproduktion Gmbh, and the Croatian service provider is PAKT Media.


The film is shot on locations in Croatia as part of the Filming in Croatia incentive programme implemented by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture and Media of the Republic of Croatia.


Pula, Photo by Vladimir Srajber