Sara Klimoska • Actress
"I perceive my body as an instrument: whether I'm naked or with clothes on, it's the same thing to me as long as it’s justified"
by Ana Stanic
BERLINALE 2021: The young North Macedonian actress talks to us about her career, acting beyond limits (and language borders) and who she would love to work with
Born in North Macedonia, Sara Klimoska trained at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Skopje and has successfully straddled the worlds of theatre and film on a national and international level. Her most recent role is in the film, You Won't Be Alone, directed by Goran Stolevski, produced by Australia's Causeway Films, co-produced and to be distributed by Focus Features in 2021. In the film, she plays the leading role alongside Anamaria Marinca, Noomi Repace, Felix Maritaud, Alice Englert and Carloto Cotta. Prior to that, and working with the same director, Sara played the lead in Would You Look at Her which won the Jury Prize for Best International Short at the Sundance Film Festival in 2018. In 2019, she was cast in the lead role in Willow [+see also:
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interview: Sara Klimoska
film profile] by Academy Award nominated director Milcho Manchevski. Among other honors, Willow was in the Feature Film Selection at the European Film Awards. Sara's recent roles inlcude a supporting role in the German feature film Nico directed by Eline Gehring, and the leading roles in two upcoming productions: Sabatier Effect by Eleonora Veninova and the feature debut by director Igor Aleksov, Lena and Vladimir. Both films are scheduled for a 2021 release. In 2020, Sara was honored with the Best Film Actress Award in North Macedonia, handed out by the Macedonian Society of Filmmakers - an award near and dear to her heart.
Now selected for the 2021 Shooting Stars, the young North Macedonian actress talks to us about her career, acting beyond limits (and language borders) and her wish to work with Amat Escalante.