Flower Square

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  • 2012
  • 105'
  • DCP
  • color
  • crime, drama
  • Orig. Title: Cvjetni trg

Actor Filip Kapec and his family find themselves under threat from the mafia and criminal underworld after police inspector Branko forces Filip to help the police investigate a ruthless mafia boss…

Director
Krsto Papić
Screenplay
Mate Matišić
Cinematography
Branko Cahun
Editing
Robert Lisjak
Art Direction
Mario Ivezić
Costume Design
Lena Andrijević
Music
Mate Matišić
Cast
Dražen Kühn, Dragan Despot, Mladen Vulić, Anja Šovagović, Ivica Zadro, Goran Grgić, Marija Škaričić
Producer
Krsto Papić
Production
Ozana Film
Co-producer
Josip Popovac
Co-production
Hrvatska radiotelevizija (HRT)

Krsto Papić (1933 – 2013) was the director and writer of several significant Croatian feature films, such as Handcuffs (1969), Acting Hamlet in the Village of Mrduša Donja (1973), The Rat Savior (1976), The Secret of Nikola Tesla (1980) and My Uncle's Legacy (1988). He was also the author of important documentary films, such as When my Knife Strikes You, Special Trains, A Little Village Show, Charter Flight No..., À propos des étrangers en France (made for French TV), Fishermen from Urk (made for the Dutch Ministry of Intelligence). Papić has won over 100 awards for his films, including Golden Arenas for best film and best director in 1970 for Handcuffs. The film was also invited to appear as an official competition entry at Cannes, but the Yugoslavian Commission denied Papić permission to represent his country, so it appeared to great acclaim in the Directors' Fortnight section instead. Acting Hamlet in the Village of Mrduša Donja was an official competition entry at the Berlinale in 1974 and was nominated for a Golden Bear award. The Rat Savior won three Grand Prix awards at fantasy festivals in Trieste, Paris and Porto. My Uncle's Legacy won the Golden Arena and audience awards at Pula in 1988, as well as the FIPRESCI award for best film at Montreal. It was also nominated for a Golden Globe for best foreign film. Papić's other feature films include the highly acclaimed Story from Croatia (1991), When the Dead Start Singing (1999) and Infection (2005). In 2006 Papić won the Vladimir Nazor Award for lifetime achievement in cinema, and two years earlier he was given Grand Prix Special des Amériques at the Montreal World Film Festival.

Croatian film catalogue