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.
Arsen A. Ostojic
In order to recover the body of her son lost during the war in Bosnia, a grieving, but strong-willed Muslim woman, Halima, must track down her estranged niece, who we find carries a mysterious connection to him.
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A lesbian couple rents an apartment in a seemingly normal building which happens to be populated with all kinds of freaks. Initially kind but unaware of their secret, a landlady tries to ... See full summary »
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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Janko Popovic Volaric,
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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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