Every Sunday, lonely bachelor and refined judge Mladen goes to play chess with his friend, sculptor Fedji. Slowly, he engages in a love affair with Neda, Fedia's wife, and almost invisibly,...
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Glembays of Zagreb are the rich family cursed with tragedies and haunted by sinister past. Leone Glembay, rebellious son of family patriarch, is disgusted with hypocrisy, perversion and crime that runs in the family.
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Ivan, a 36-year old ex-rock singer and a disillusioned war veteran who lost both legs in the recent Croatian Homeland War, discovers a dark family secret, which fundamentally changes his life he now wants to end.
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Janko Popovic Volaric,
Every Sunday, lonely bachelor and refined judge Mladen goes to play chess with his friend, sculptor Fedji. Slowly, he engages in a love affair with Neda, Fedia's wife, and almost invisibly, a love triangle forms. Chess board is the central part of the film, as moves on the board reflect emotions of the characters.Written by
Karlo "Zapi" Bosnjak
The film was voted the third best Croatian film in 1999 by the Croatian film critics. See more »
Vintage Ex-Yugoslav Masterpiece
I have seen this movie fifteen years ago, and it is still vividly imprinted in my memory. If you have not yet seen this movie, but you are familiar with Mozart's Rondo KV 511 (movie's "background music"), then you can already feel movie's exquisite atmosphere: intimate, chamber and with a touch of sadness. It is impossible to decide what to praise most, but I can just mention direction, photography and cast.
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