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Zivi i mrtvi (2007)

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 »

Director:

Kristijan Milic

Writers:

Josip Mlakic (book), Ivan Pavlicic
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Filip Sovagovic Filip Sovagovic ... Tomo / Martin
Velibor Topic ... Vijali
Slaven Knezovic Slaven Knezovic ... Coro
Marinko Prga Marinko Prga ... Mali
Borko Peric Borko Peric ... Robe
Miro Barnjak Miro Barnjak ... Ivo
Bozidar Oreskovic Bozidar Oreskovic ... Zapovjednik
Enes Vejzovic Enes Vejzovic ... Ferid / Vojnik ABIH u kolibi
Izudin Bajrovic Izudin Bajrovic ... Stojan
Ljubomir Jurkovic Ljubomir Jurkovic ... Semin
Robert Roklicer Robert Roklicer ... Satnik Dane Boro
Zvonko Zecevic Zvonko Zecevic ... Natporucnik Knez
Dragan Suvak Dragan Suvak ... Streljani Partizan
Nino Soric Nino Soric ... Pejo
Nermin Omic Nermin Omic ... Masni / Domobran
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Storyline

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 phenomena, and the action itself went very badly because the partisans ambushed them. The main character Martin inherits silver cigarette case from a dying soldier. This act connects to the story in 1993 when we meet Martins grandson Tomo. He is one of six soldiers of the Croatian army who have come to the same place in Bosnia to meet the same phenomena and similar fate. Written by nitorch-moviewatcher

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Fantasy | War | Horror

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Language:

Croatian

Release Date:

16 May 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Living and the Dead See more »

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Budget:

€1,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The best Croatian war movie
8 April 2008 | by toninobemanSee all my reviews

This movie is phenomenal, and, dare I say, the best Croatian war movie ever filmed since it's independence. Croatia has gone through a rough cultural period after the war. Some of it's films were either politically indoctrinated, or just simply bad, but be it as it may, Croatias filmmakers lost respect that they once held as a part of the Yugoslavian film makers. Little by little, people just discarded all Croatian on celluloid as "bad", and would rather indulge in an afternoon Holywoodly brainwash, in opposition to searching for the "needle in the stack of hay" of the Croatian movie. Needless to say, this movie brings it all home. Superb script and out of this world directing, followed by some tremendously good acting by Filip Sovagovic and Velibor Topic just might bring back our faith in the Croatian cinematography. Little mistakes in the casting were visible (the Ustase commanders were terrible), but still, this movie deserves nothing less of a pure

9/10


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