Back of the Medal (Druga strana medalje) is a 1965 Croatian film directed by Fadil Hadžić, starring Toma Jovanović, Franjo Kumer, Rade Marković and Judita Han.
Eva Ružić (Judita Han) is sentenced to seven years in prison for embezzlement, after fully admitting her guilt in the court. Police inspector Hribar (Toma Jovanović), while convinced of her guilt, is puzzled over her motives. Eva is a model communist and a former Partisan, with an otherwise spotless reputation, so Hribar tries to uncover the "back of the medal", that is, the real reasons Eva turned to crime. In his investigation, the inspector finds out that she was a victim of extortion by Farkaš (Franjo Kumer), who threatened Eva with falsely exposing her as a World War II traitor...
An Inspector Calls is a play written by English dramatist J. B. Priestley, first performed in the Soviet Union in 1945 and at the New Theatre in London the following year. It is one of Priestley's best-known works for the stage and is considered to be one of the classics of mid-20th-century English theatre. The play's success and reputation were boosted by a successful revival by English director Stephen Daldry for the National Theatre in 1992 and a tour of the UK in 2011–2012.
Ambassador is the highest ranking diplomat who represents a nation.
Josip "Joža" Manolić is a Croatian communist revolutionary and high-ranking official of the State Security Administration, and later a politician of independent Croatia who was Prime Minister of Croatia from 24 August 1990 to 17 July 1991. Croatia formally declared independence during his term, on 25 June 1991. Following his brief term as Prime Minister, he served as the first Speaker of the Chamber of Counties, the upper house of the Croatian Parliament, from 1993 until 1994.
Fabijan Šovagović was a Croatian film, television and theatre actor, and writer.
The Croatia national handball team represents Croatia in international men's team handball competitions and friendly matches. The handball team is controlled by the Croatian Handball Federation.
Partisan film is the name for a subgenre of war films made in FPR/SFR Yugoslavia during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. In the broadest sense, main characteristics of partisan films are that they are set in Yugoslavia during World War II and have Yugoslav Partisans as main protagonists, while antagonists are Axis forces and their collaborators.
Goran Tribuson is a Croatian prose and screenplay writer.
The Vladimir Nazor Award is an annual award given by the Croatian Ministry of Culture to Croatian artists for highest achievements in various artistic fields. It was established in 1959 and is named for poet Vladimir Nazor. As of 2016, the award is given in the following six categories: architecture and urbanism; film; literature; music; theatre; and visual and applied arts. Two awards are given in each category every year - a life achievement award and an annual award. The winners for the preceding year are announced every year on 19 June, the anniversary of Nazor's death.
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Branko Bauer was a Croatian film director. He is considered to be the leading figure of classical narrative cinema in Croatian and Yugoslav cinema of the 1950s.
Sport in Croatia has significant role in Croatian culture, and many local sports clubs as well as the Croatian national squads enjoy strong followings in the country. The most enduring sport by far in Croatia is football, and is played on amateur and professional levels amongst all age groups across the entire country. Several other major team sports are handball, basketball and water polo, with clubs in all parts of Croatia. Ice hockey is another popular team sport, namely in the Croatian interior. The most popular individual sports in Croatia are tennis, alpine skiing, and swimming, and to some extent table tennis and chess. Various amateur sport games are popular in Croatia, notably picigin.
Marijan Beneš was a Yugoslav boxer. He is considered one of the best boxers in Yugoslav history. After a brilliant amateur career, culminating in the gold medal in European Amateur Boxing Championships in Belgrade, he turned professional in 1977, and won the European Boxing Union title in the light welterweight in 1979. Beneš withdrew from the ring in 1983, after a severe eye injury.
Desanka "Beba" Lončar is a Serbian-Italian film actress. She appeared in 52 films between 1960 and 1982. She was born in Belgrade, Serbia. Known for her film career during the 1960s and 1970s, she first became a star in native Yugoslavia before moving to Italy where she achieved considerable success.
Spomenka Hribar is a Slovenian author, philosopher, sociologist, politician, columnist, and public intellectual. She was one of the most influential Slovenian intellectuals in the 1980s, and was frequently called "the First Lady of Slovenian Democratic Opposition", and "the Voice of Slovenian Spring" She is married to the Slovenian Heideggerian philosopher Tine Hribar.
Fadil Hadžić was a Bosnian film director, screenwriter, playwright and journalist, mainly known for his comedy films and plays. He was of Bosnian origin, but mainly lived and worked in Croatia, and was well known throughout Yugoslavia.
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Alfred Pal was Croatian painter and graphic designer.
Jadranka Đokić is a Croatian actress. Widely considered one of the most talented and greatest Croatian actresses of the 21st-century, she has garnered critical success and numerous accolades for her versatile range in theatre, film and television.
Đurđa Ivezić, is a retired Croatian film, television and stage actress. She also voiced Betty Rubble in the Croatian synchronization of The Flintstones and Smurfette in The Smurfs.
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