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The House in Kraljevec


In a period deemed today as particularly innovative and fruitful for Croatian culture, there were several important gathering places of the 70's and 80's generation in Zagreb, but one has escaped the public eye - the House in Kraljevec 35. The house was built by stage director Slobodan Praljak, and over the course of years it was inhabited and frequented by a large number of peers who, regardless of their mutual differences, shared the costs and built a common world view - Abdulah Sidran, Goran Babić, Mirko Ilić, Igor Kordej, Milan Trenc, the Ayllu group, Goran Pavelić Pipo, Davor Slamnig, Pjer Žardin, Zdenko Jelčić, Vili Matula, Davor Gobac etc.

Many of them later scattered across the entire world: from South America to Canada, from New York to The Hague, Belgrade, Sarajevo and Ljubljana. As the last in the series of tenants, Pero Kvesić, in conversation with some of these people, tried to grasp why this place had always attracted so many diverse and outstanding creative talents.

* Due to the director's health condition, the film was completed by co-screenwriter and editor Vesna Biljan Pušić, and producer Nenad Puhovski.

Pero Kvesić (Zagreb, 1950) graduated in sociology and philosophy from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. He wrote for Omladinski tjednik, Tlo and Studentski list. In 1977 he launched Polet, and acted as its first editor-in-chief. He was editor-in-chief at Pitanja and launched the Quor...
Festivals where it was shown:
  • 2023. - Dokufest Prizren (Balkan Dox competition) (Prizren, XK)