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Films From Croatia

Simmering enmities spark a fierce battle of wills in a wintry wasteland. ... Hasan is a Muslim who left Bosnia before the war. He now lives a life of ennui and private anxiety in bitterly cold North Dakota. His 1963 Buick Riviera is not the symbol of his new life, but his refuge from it. ... When ... Read more
Julian Benedikt's third documentary to be screened at MIFF; this exhaustively researched film traces the life of Chico Hamilton from the early years performing with his school buddies Dexter Gordon and Charles Mingus, through the orchestras of Count Basie and Duke Ellington to his time with the ... Read more
"Lovely and devastating, challenging yet worthwhile, Sally Potter's Ginger & Rosa may be the English filmmaker's best since Orlando." - The Playlist ... It's London, 1962. Born in the same hospital on the day the H-bomb hit Hiroshima, Ginger and Rosa are inseparable - playing truant, smoking ... Read more
On the Mediterranean borders of Europe, tourists try to relax whilst ‘illegal' immigrants struggle for a chance for a better life. ... --- ... D/S Michaela Müller P Academy of Fine Arts Zagreb, Michaela Müller L no dialogue TD 35mm/2009 ... --- ... D/S Michaela Müller P Academy of ... Read more
Rudi has a flash of inspiration, there's a masterpiece on his mind, but glory and perfection don't come easy. ... --- D/P Nedeljko Dragic WS Zagreb Film L no dialogue TD Digital Betacam PAL/2009 ... Read more
Rudi's heart is thumping, his palms are sweaty, he's got one thing on his mind… and it's not what you think. ... --- D/P Nedeljko Dragic WS Zagreb Film L no dialogue TD Digital Betacam PAL/2009 ... Read more
Looking for the enemy, they found it where nobody expected - in themselves. ... From acclaimed Croatian filmmakers Goran Devic and Zvonimir Juric comes a film vilifying the crimes of their own people. ... The Blacks follows the tale of a fictional paramilitary group as they set out to retrieve the ... Read more
A clever study of greed and jealousy, this black satire from Croatia is about much more than the politics of cake distribution. ... Read more
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