From 05.04. To 15.04.2011.
Hadžić – Duality of One Productiveness
One episode from the new series, which is a continuation of the project, started in 1980s, of filming stories about film professionals. In the 1980s, it was filmed on 16 mm film and today in HD. Croatian Cinematheque, which was the initiator of this idea, thus started a new way of preserving and presenting of the contemporary Croatian audio and visual heritage.
This is a documentary about one of the last gypsy tents. Ješa and his family have a traditional lifestyle, visiting different towns, selling pots and telling fortunes. Nevertheless, more and more gypsies decide to settle down and abandon the nomadic lifestyle. Ješa and his gypsy tent have a hard time surviving.
Petar is a retired man who wants to earn some money in order to build a monument to his deceased wife. He gets a job in a department store and his task is to find people who do not pay their bills on time, but he is too naïve and goodhearted for that kind of work. Slowly he gets entangled in a web of interpersonal relations between his clients.
This is a funny satire about the Yugoslav concept of working hours and work in general in comparison to Western European standards. Most Yugoslavs believe that their working hours are well suited to their culture and habits, and that they would have a hard time adjusting to European standards.
All over Yugoslavia the Partisans resist the German occupation. Milan and his younger sister are Partisans in Drvar. She is a bit offended because Milan is overprotective and does not allow her to join the fight. At the same time, German army General Rendulitz, following Hitler’s personal command, decides to launch an attack at the partisan headquarters in Drvar and kill Tito to break the resistance.
This is a documentary about the carnival tradition in the village Cerkno near Idrija. Wooden masks are considered one of the most precious personal items and carnival traditions are of great importance to the entire community.
This film follows the fate of a woman accused of embezzlement. The
investigator doesn’t believe that she did it for herself and begins to
investigate her past… This is an engaged social drama with criminal elements.
A young girl, a member of Young Communists, comes into a family of an
“Ustasha” chief to work as a maid. She pretends to be illiterate. Her task is to
get her hands on important documents – a list of spies sent by the enemy to the
freed territory. This task is very dangerous, and she has to be especially
careful because of Elza, Ustasha’s older daughter and a fiancée of a German
officer, who doesn’t trust her. Sasa, the younger daughter, is still a child and
she tries to teach the ma...
This is a family story of a former Spanish soldier and a partisan, a retired ambassador. The film revolves around a meeting and a conversation between the respectable ambassador and a worker who comes to his house to fix the heating. This is a family drama that shows the reality of contemporary life and social relationships.
Journalist Vlado Kovac works in a daily political newspaper but has problems
with his superiors. Soon, he has a quarrel with the chief editor who refuses to
publish his article about the workers’ strike. Kovac is convinced that there is
no danger in revealing the truth and that his editors, in order to keep their
positions, want to stay in good relations with everyone. His wife leaves him and
he begins to think that he is fighting in vain… This film won the Golden Arena for the best di...