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A Wonderful Night in Split (2004)

Ta divna Splitska noc (original title)
During last two hours of the year, the three stories are happening in the dark and deserted streets of coastal town of Split, separated from the wild New Year's Eve parties.

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Nives Ivankovic ...
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Marinko Prga ...
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Ante Simun Majstorovic ...
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Sinor Bartut
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Nikola Ivosevic ...
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Franko Strmotic ...
Redikul
Mile Vukasovic ...
Kauboj
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During last two hours of the year, the three stories are happening in the dark and deserted streets of coastal town of Split, separated from the wild New Year's Eve parties.

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21 January 2009 (Belgium)  »

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Half of all the first-time actors are non-professionals: Stuttering Joe (who does not stutter in real life), Singer (Croatian pop star in real life), Antisha, Sailors and the Boy, to name a few See more »

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a beautiful movie...should be watched:)))
14 February 2006 | by (Zagreb Croatia) – See all my reviews

A beautiful movie!!!! Probably the only one made in Croatia that deserves to be called "a movie". Puzzling the peaces of three different stories in an intelligent and witty way, and at the end a bit surrealistic. It all happens in one day, the special day of awaiting the New years day in the city of Split (the title of the movie "Ta divna splitska noc" translates to "That beautiful night in Split" - a bit sarcastic!).

Shortly described, first story is about the former Croatian soldier, and present drug dealer involved in a relationship with a widow of his former war-companion; the second about the nineteen year old girl, drug addict (heroin) in search for drugs and money, which takes her to famous Coolio (his role in the movie is proclaimed to be "an American element" by the Venetian Film Festival hahaha:)); the third about the couple walking around the city looking for a place to have sex and tripping at the end.

But not to sound that serious, the movie has it's special humor (call it black), connecting everything and everybody in a cold/warm story about the city (Split) and people somehow all screwed up in a beautiful way! P.s. Black and white photography and music is nice (Dino Dvornik is the singer connecting the stories and those not introduced - a well known Croatian musician born in Split, making - i don't know, funky music..heh!)


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