FREEDOM FROM DESPAIR: CREDITS
CAST
Narrator John Savage
Voice Over Michael York
Beata Pozniak
Young Kruno Petar Cvirn
Kruno’s Father
Stipe Brkusic
Kruno’s Mother
Noelle Charles
Friend 1 Danijel Pek
Friend 2 Jure Busic
UDBA Officer Terence Pratt
Italian Farmer Vlado Brkusic
Italian Farmer’s Wife Anka Brkusic
Young Marko Dizdar Marko Dizdar
Girl at Beach Marusa Bilisko
Prison Guard 1 John Dolan
Prison Guard 2 Vladimir Sever
INTERVIEWEES
Dianna Brkusic
Kruno Brkusic
Roza Brkusic
Father Petar Bezina
Dr. Jerry Blaskovich
Marko Dizdar
Niko Hazdovac
Congressman Dennis Kucinich
Congressman George Radanovich
C. Michael McAdams
Julija Radovanovich
Zvonko Ranogajec
Bob Ukas

CREW
Writer, Director, Producer Brenda Brkusic
Executive Producer Dianna Brkusic
Director of Photography Terence Pratt
Editor Brenda Brkusic
Music Composer Nenad Bach
Sound Design Liz Irons
Graphic Design Matt Frantz
Digital Finishing Liz Irons
Video Effects Matt Frantz
Associate Producer Irina Damic
John Dolan
Production Assistant Marusa Bilisko
Costumes, Props, Grip, Boom Noelle Charles
MULTIMEDIA CONTENT
Music composed, arranged and produced by
Nenad Bach © Nenad Bach Music, Ltd.

Musicians
Nenad Bach (acoustic piano, strings)
Richard Lindsey (bass)
John Giamara (percussion)

Sound Engineers
Nenad Bach, Frank Enea, Ivo Bach

“Everything is Forever”
Vocal, Lyrics, and Music by Nenad Bach
© Nenad Bach Music, Ltd., BMI
www.nenadbach.com

"Following The Cross"
Singers of St. Steven's Church Stari Grad (Pharos), Island Hvar, Croatia
Secular Singers from the Church of the Holy Spirit, Vrbanj, Island Hvar, Croatia
produced by Nenad Bach
© Nenad Bach Music Ltd

"Vo Je Nasa Zemja"
Music by Mojimir Cacija
Lyrics by Jakov Dukic
performed by Klapa Sinj
produced by Nenad Bach
© Nenad Bach Music Ltd

"Lipo Ime"
Music by Mojimir Cacija
Lyrics Jaksa Fiamengo
performed by Klapa Sinj
produced by Nenad Bach
© Nenad Bach Music Ltd

Exile Poem by
James B. Johnston

Stock Footage and Photographs Courtesy of:
Amnesty International
HRT - Croatian Television
Anthony Dizdar
Marko Dizdar
Association of Political Prisoners under Communism
Zvonko Ranogajec
Alpha Omega Production Company
Greater Chicago Broadcast Ministries
WGN, Chicago
CNN, Atlanta
ABC, Chicago
NBC, Chicago
CBS, Chicago
KCRA-TV
www.theodora.com/maps
www.titoville.com
used with permission

ADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE
Transcriptions Tereza Brkusic
Marcial Rios
Jaclyn Austin
Advisors David S. Ward
SPECIAL THANKS
Bonnie Abaunza
Marion Knott
Screen Actors Guild
Extreme Film Crew
Ante Beljo, Croatian Information Center
Milan Vukovic, Croatian National Association

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