In a village of heterogeneous ethnic composition (populated by Serbs and Croats), the local hunter gets wounded by an accidental shot which stirs up passion among the two communities.Read More »
1971-1980DramaKresimir GolikYugoslaviaYugoslavian Cinema under Tito
In the autumn of 1991 Croatia is fighting for independence and the capital Zagreb is plagued by air raid alerts and blackouts. Hela Martinic is a reporter, who returns to her home town from Australia, called by her old friend Vera Kralj. Soon after arrival, she is told her friend was killed in a traffic accident. At the funeral she meets some people who Vera was involved with in some sinister activities and she begins her own investigation…Read More »
1951-1960DramaVeljko BulajicYugoslaviaYugoslavian Cinema under Tito
An epic story about colonization of poor Dalmatian peasants (Southern Croatia) to the fertile Pannonian plain shortly after WWII.
It was entered into the 1959 Cannes Film Festival and won a special award “CIDALC”.
Was the winner of several international movie festivals.
The film was also selected as the Yugoslav entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 32nd Academy Awards in 1959.Read More »
Trials and tribulations of a Croatian Communist intellectual in the turbulent years before, during and after WW2.
Evening Bells (Croatian: Večernja zvona) is a 1986 Yugoslav film directed by Lordan Zafranović. It is based on Vrata od utrobe, a novel by Mirko Kovač.Read More »
Lordan Zafranovic – Zalazak stoljeca (Testament L.Z.) AKA The Decline of the Century: Testament L.Z. (1994)1991-2000CroatiaDocumentaryLordan ZafranovicPolitics
An epic documentary of rise and fall of Ustasha regime in Croatia.Read More »
1971-1980Eduard GalicYugoslaviaYugoslavian Cinema under Tito
TV series produced by RTV Zagreb (Croatian TV) with participation of Jadran Film Zagreb, a comprehensive biography of Tesla, shot in numerous international locations, in his native ex-Austro-Hungarian Empire (Budapest, Graz, Wienna), France (Paris), USA… with some archival footage and patent papers.
10 episodes – approx. 60 minutes each.Read More »
2021-2030Antoneta Alamat KusijanovicCroatiaDrama
Julija (Gracija Filipović) and her parents, Ante (Leon Lučev) and Nela (Danica Čurčić), live on a remote island along Croatia’s Adriatic coast. The film spans a weekend in the family’s life, during which Ante invites an old friend, Javier (Cliff Curtis), to their home and attempts to convince Javier to purchase their land and develop a luxe resort on it. The weekend quickly goes south when old resentments and familial tensions flare up. Read More »
20 years ago, Vesna moved her family to Zagreb, away from the events that almost destroyed their lives. However, an unexpected call will bring back the memory of a secret that she has been trying to hide all these years.Read More »
A man has to deal with a handful of crises — some of his own making — in this drama from Croatian writer and director Zrinko Ogresta. Nikolai (Leon Lucev) is an architect whose life is taking a turn for the worse on several levels at once. One of Nikolai’s business partners is attempting to frame him for some serious white-collar crime, his young daughter is demanding more time from him than he’s able to give, his wife Maya (Jandranka Dokic) makes it painfully obvious that she had no respect for him anymore, and his mistress Anna (Daria Lorenci) is growing tired of being the other woman. Anna is also one of Nikolai’s co-workers, which causes problems both at the office and at home, and when both Maya and Anna give him his walking papers, his life goes into a tailspin. Iza Stakla (aka Behind The Glass was an official selection at the 2008 Karlovy Vary Film Festival.Read More »