Passion According to Matthew

feature-length feature film, 1975

DIRECTED BY: Lordan Zafranović

Passion According to Matthew

Boris Cavazza (Mate) Žarko Radić (Luka) Alicia Jakiewicz (Ora) Božidarka Frajt (Mare) Mirko Boman (predsjednik boksačkog kluba) Ivan Prebeg (boksački trener) Hermina Pipinić (Rahela)

Mirko Kovač,
Lordan Zafranović

Karpo Aćimović-Godina

Mate is a worker in a shipyard in Split, having come from the Dalmatian inlands where he still has family. In the big city, he tries to achieve success as a professional boxer. Mate’s younger brother Luka, whose main preoccupation in life is sex, dreams about moving to Germany. He soon starts a relationship with a young girl, Ora, whose only other sexual experience was with her stepfather, whom she believed to be her real father…

color, 35 mm, 104 min