Number 55

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  • HR
  • 2014
  • 104'
  • DCP
  • color
  • action, war, drama
  • Orig. Title: Broj 55

In the autumn of 1991, a small group of Croatian soldiers gets ambushed. They are forced to hide in a house in a nearby village. They resist the rebel Serbs, Yugoslav Army and Serbian Special Forces for 24 hours, while their fellow combatants try to get them out. The story is based on true events.

Director
Kristijan Milić
Screenplay
Ivan Pavličić
Cinematography
Mirko Pivčević
Editing
Veljko Segarić
Cast
Goran Bogdan, Marko Cindrić, Alan Katić, Jan Kerekeš, Darko Milas, Dražen Mikulić, Marinko Prga
Producer
Stanislav Babić
Production
Hrvatska radiotelevizija (HRT)
Distribution
Hrvatska radiotelevizija (HRT)
Croatian Distribution
Blitz Film & Video

Kristijan Milić (1969) was born in Zagreb and studied film and TV directing at the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb. He began his directing career in 2000, making TV and music videos. He has directed several short films including Backwoods (1998), Boredom (1998) and Safe House (2002) formed part of the portmanteau feature film 24 Hours, winner of the Best First Film award at the 2002 Pula Film Festival. Five years later, Milić’s first feature film The Living and the Dead (2007) won eight Golden Arenas at Pula Film Festival, as well as seven international awards at film festivals in Belgrade, Tetouan, Lecce, Ljutomer, Durres, Orenburg and Prishtina.

Selected Filmography – Kristijan Milić (1969)

  • Number 55 (2014) – feature film
  • Room 3 (2013) – fiction short
  • Rest in Peace (2013) – TV show
  • The Champion (2010) – fiction short
  • The Living and the Dead (2007) – feature film
  • Safe House (2002) – fiction short / segment of 24 Hours omnibus
  • ER 94 (1998 ‒ 1999) – TV show
  • Boredom (1998) – fiction short / segment of 24 Hours omnibus
  • Backwoods (1998) – fiction short / segment of 24 Hours omnibus
  • Intolerance (1995) – fiction short

Croatian film catalogue