The film Cowboys is a comedy based on a Croatian hit theater play. It is a story of eight outsiders who trying to create a theater play while breaking every rule of theater craft. ... See full summary »
In 1943, group of Croatian soldiers overtake a strategically important point in western Bosnia with a goal to destroy a group of communist partisans. On the way they met some supernatural ... See full summary »
A small border post on the Yugoslav-Albanian border in the spring of 1987. Frustrated and always drunk, lieutenant Pasic feels a strange pain in his groins. He seeks help from the only ... See full summary »
MLADEN (44) Belgrade born, is a timeshare salesman at Croatian Holiday resort. He is having an affair with his colleague, SONJA (40), who is married to METOD (50) the chief sales manager ... See full summary »
A young man grows up in Sarajevo in the 1960s, under the shadow of his good, but ailing father, and gets attracted by the world of small-time criminals. They hire him to hide a young ... See full summary »
A godforsaken mountain village is the only home that a young football player, a miser peasant and a fat girl have. This isolated part of the country finds itself in the middle of the ... See full summary »
Eliciting images of cancer, this drama explores the illnesses that plague modern Croatia. Four young junkies in Zagreb maturing in the wake of war reflect the petty hatreds, violence, ... See full summary »
A successful but also hedonist young man gets afflicted with HIV by accident, eventually being abandoned by everybody around him. He becomes a problem for society until meeting another unfortunate person like him.
Although being one of the first movies to take humoristic approach towards violent break-up of Yugoslavia, this motion picture is partly based on real events that took place in September of... See full summary »
The film is about Slava Raskaj (1877-1906), famous deaf-and-dumb Croatian paintress ? Yes ?! Then why give her second billing ? We learn a lot about Bela Cikos-Sesija, modernist painter and her lover, but nothing much from Slava. Sure it tells us that she was in anguish (mental illness), but you don't get to know that much until later in the movie. Totally absurd. I'm sure some of our males mouths dropped when Sanja's Vejnovic's cast was taken off, but shouldn't we be getting back to Slava now ? The music is fairly on track, the cinematography was excellent, but the story is lacking in it's core figure. I came away with a sense of "did I miss something?". Matanic's direction is full of affectation and pose. He was simple unable to understand and feel Slava's drama. Pity cause he ruined the great biographic subject.
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