The Guy Next Door

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  • 2010
  • 9'
  • miniDV
  • color
  • Orig. Title: Dečko iz susjedstva

Koma, the hero of this film, has a girlfriend called Maja. While their relationship is usually restrained and gentle, it is also fragile and is sometimes marked by conflict. After a moment of passion, Koma reveals his unpleasant secret to Maja. That is the trouble with falling in love – you never know who you are going to end up with.

Robert Knjaz
Robert Knjaz
Based on a Story by
Tarik Kulenović
Filip Tot
Marko Makovičić, Jan Kerekeš, Stric, mannequin model ‘Maestral’
Ivan Kelava
Akademija dramske umjetnosti (ADU)

Robert Knjaz (1971) graduated from the Faculty of Economics and Business in Zagreb. Following a fruitful career writing, directing and hosting the popular TV comedy shows Offside (OTV), Dressing Room (HRT), Exchange, The Greatest Croatian Mysteries, and Accidental Tourist (RTL), he enrolled at the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb in 2009, where he is currently a student at the department of film and TV directing. Knjaz’s many TV shows have won numerous awards in Croatia.

Croatian film catalogue