Cycle

From 15.10. To 10.12.2002.

Program of films by Branko Bauer

Program of films by Branko Bauer

 

Films in cycle

The Seagull

(produkcija Jadran film, 1953)

Directed by: Branko Bauer
PHOTOGRAPHY: Nikola Tanhofer
Synopsis:

The setting is a small coastal town in 1920. Ivo's long-lost father has returned. He dies shortly after and leaves the boy a rundown boat Sinji galeb (The Seagull). The villagers, however, demand the boat in recompensation fir the father's fraud. Ivo decides to return the debt. With his two friends he sails out towards a nearby stone-pit. They get caught in a storm and end up on an uninhabited island where they discover a smugglers' hideout…

b/w, 88 min
PROJECTION:
Tuesday 15.10.2002 AT 17:00

Millions on the Island

(Croatia, 1955)

Directed by: Branko Bauer
PHOTOGRAPHY: Branko Blažina
Synopsis:

Three boys, brothers Mladen and Željko and their friend Ivica, win a million dinars at the sports lottery. The boys plan to spend the money on summer vacations and dream about buying a boat and becoming pirates. Scalpers Tigar and Yellow follow the boys from Zagreb to the seaside trying to steal their money…

b/w, 35 mm, 95 min
PROJECTION:
Tuesday 29.10.2002 AT 17:00

Only People

(Yugoslavia: Croatia, 1957)

Directed by: Branko Bauer
PHOTOGRAPHY: Branko Blažina
Synopsis:

Predrag Bojanić, a war invalid who lost a leg is recovering in the hospital where he meets Ljubicu Romić, a girl who lost her eyesight. Ljubica awaits the operation after which she might regain her eyesight. Predrag and Ljubica fall in love. Inspite of her love, Predrag still feels uncomfortable sharing with her the truth about his handicap.

b/w, 35mm, 101'
PROJECTION:
Tuesday 05.11.2002 AT 17:00

Three Girls Named Ana

(1959)

Directed by: Branko Bauer
PHOTOGRAPHY: Branko Blažina
Synopsis:

Marko Petrić finds out that there is a chance that his daughter Ana, who had disappeared in the war, has survived. He sets out to look for her, but it turns out that there are three girls who may be his daughter…

b/w, 97'
PROJECTION:
Tuesday 12.11.2002 AT 21:00
Tuesday 12.11.2002 AT 19:00

One Too Many

(1962)

Directed by: Branko Bauer
PHOTOGRAPHY: Branko Blažina
Synopsis:

Malena secretly follows her boyfriend, Mikajlo, who went to work in voluntary brigades. Malena arrives in his brigade where they accept her although they are full. Mikajlo, however, transfers to the student brigade where he starts courting Nada. Nada pays no attention to him, so he returns to his brigade. Now Malena has lost interest in him so he tries to prove himself to her and signs up for a course in tank driving.

35 mm, b/w, 94 min
PROJECTION:
Tuesday 19.11.2002 AT 17:00

Nikoletina Bursać

(1964)

Directed by: Branko Bauer
Synopsis:

The mother of war hero Nikoletina Bursać leads an imaginary conversation with her dead son's monument placed at the town square. We watch the story of Nikoleta's life: how he fought in the battlefield, how he joined the partisans with his neighbour Jovica Jež; the encounter with the Jewish girl Erna; his arguments and friendship with commander Pirgo and commesary Zlatko; his love affair with Girly; the breakthrough through the German lines with nurse Branka; the incident with Tanasi…...

b/w, 100 min
PROJECTION:
Tuesday 26.11.2002 AT 17:00

Winter Vacation in Jakobsfeld

(1975)

Directed by: Branko Bauer
PHOTOGRAPHY: Branko Blažina
Synopsis:

A partisan unit decides to send home before the winter the boys who have joined them. Little Milan Maljević is returning to his mother in Moldovia accompanied by Raša, a boy from town. Raša gets sick on the way and they have to find refuge in a Banat village inhabited by ethnic Germans. Having hid Raša, Milan goes to the village and under a phoney name finds a job at the house of a rich landowner, Jakob Jerich.

color, 108 min
PROJECTION:
Tuesday 03.12.2002 AT 17:00

A Farm in Mali Rit

(1976)

Directed by: Branko Bauer
Synopsis:

The setting is a village, Mali Rit in Vojvodina, in the summer of 1944. Several German soldiers represent the new government, but the villagers pay little attention to them. Nevertheless, an incident occurs when Pera Maljević defends his younger brother from a German soldier who has accused him of stealing his fish. Shortly after, a German sergeant slaps little Vasa. For revenge, the boy and his friends set fire to German grain.

color, 126 min
PROJECTION:
Tuesday 10.12.2002 AT 17:00
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