NIGHT BOATS
NOCNI BRODOVI
2012, Studio Dim, 101 min, Croatia, Dir: Igor Mirković

This delightful comedy approaches old age with a sense of optimism and hope. Anna Karic (Best Actress winner at the Pula Film Festival) plays Helena and Radko Polic plays Jakov, both residents of a dull retirement facility. When they fall head over heels for each other, they decide to run away from the dreary rest home to explore a life of adventure and romance in this charming crowd-pleaser. In Croatian with English subtitles.


SONJA AND THE BULL
SONJA I BIK
2013, Croatian Radiotelevision/HRT, 106 min, Croatia, Dir: Vlatka Vorkapić

This romantic comedy, directed by first-timer Vlatka Vorkapić, is set in the world of bull fighting. Animal-rights activist Sonja (Judita Franković) is caught up in the battle to pass a bill making bullfighting illegal. Her work raises a red flag with a big-time fight organizer, who sends his insurance-agent son (Goran Bogdan) to deal with the woman. A Croatian box office hit, SONJA AND THE BULL is a sexy and sweet look at tradition, differences and how opposites really do attract. In Croatian with English subtitles.


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