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Janez Vrhovec ...
Mate Bakula
Mira Sardoc ...
Matina supruga
Slobodan Dimitrijevic ...
Mladi Mate
Dina Rutic ...
Vesna, Matina prva supruga
Pavle Vuisic ...
Sjor Zane (as Pavle Vujisic)
Husein Cokic ...
Partijac
Dragomir Felba ...
Ratni drug
Ivica Vidovic ...
Stipica, predsjednik turistickog odbora
Dragan Milivojevic ...
mladi Grgo
Stjepan Kovacevic ...
Matin otac
Fabijan Sovagovic ...
Vinko
Ivan Kapin ...
Jona
Josip Marotti ...
Grgo, ratni drug
Asja Kisic ...
Nona
Tana Mascarelli ...
Matina mater
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A middle-aged manager of a big-scale company pays visit to his native island with his wife, in order to attend ceremony of unveiling a memorial plaque dedicated to local partisan heroes. During his visit, he's constantly overwhelmed by the memories from the past, his first love, the combat days and his enthusiasm to introduce electricity on the island, which was not appreciated by his fellow islanders. Written by Mario

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18 December 1964 (Yugoslavia)  »

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Prometheus from the Island of Visevica  »

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Modernism in Yugoslavia
12 March 2013 | by (Croatia) – See all my reviews

The winner of Pula Film Festival, 1965. The film was the first part of Mimica's modernist "trilogy" and one of the high peaks of New Cinema in Yugoslavia. Mate, a middle-aged director of a company from a big city, is traveling by boat to the island of his birth Vishevica to make a speech at the ceremony, which will reveal a monument to fallen soldiers. Local people welcome him as a hero and he decides to show his wife a beauty of the island. At a beach, he encounters an old acquaintance, Vincent, and begins to remember the time when he was still a young man on the island. Memories brought him back in the time of the Second World War, when he joined the partisans and attacked the enemy stronghold...


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