Jovan Zivanovic

Jovan Zivanovic – Gorki deo reke AKA Bitter Part of the River (1965)

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While trying to push away a little boy who keeps coming near his cottage at the river, a whimsical mayor meets boy’s mother. These people find hard to make contacts because of their own trouble marks from the past, even though they know that the common effort is needed for the future and survival. Read More »

Jovan Zivanovic – Cudna devojka AKA Strange Girl (1962)

An interesting drama by Yugoslav director Jovan Zivanovic about a young woman with internal conflicts, Minja (Spela Rozin) leaves her provincial town suffering from some sort of trauma caused by an older man, her drawing class teacher. As she is on her way to studying in at the big university she runs into a journalist and though she is angry, embittered, and temporarily without grounding, she has a one-night-stand. Her morals take a downward turn after arriving in the city and for awhile, it looks as though there is little hope of her recovering from her past wounds. Read More »