Tito (miniseries)

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GenreHistorical documentary
Directed by Antun Vrdoljak
Starring Boris Svrtan
Ivo Gregurević
Goran Višnjić
Goran Navojec
Tarik Filipović
Goran Grgić
Boris Miholjević
Milan Štrljić
Predrag Vušović
Theme music composer Arsen Dedić
Country of origin Croatia
Original languageCroatian
No. of episodes12
Producer Antun Vrdoljak
Cinematography Vjekoslav Vrdoljak
EditorJasmina Božinovska Živalj
Original network HRT1
Original releaseMarch 19 (2010-03-19) 
June 11, 2010 (2010-06-11)

Tito is a 2010 Croatian documentary miniseries about Yugoslav leader Josip Broz Tito. The first episode aired March 19, 2010. [1]


The series is a co-production by Croatian Radiotelevision and Mediteran film. The two first collaborated on the series Long Dark Night , which at a top audience of 1.8 million viewers was one of the most-watched domestic productions in history. [2] After the announcement of the documentary, Tito's granddaughter Saša Broz announced that she and her family would use all means possible to obstruct filming. [3] Tito cost a reported 1 million euros to make. [4]



The first episode of Tito was seen by 800,000 viewers, [5] recording a rating of 22.6 and a share of 49.9. [6] However, the number of viewers dropped sharply thereafter, and the 11th episode had a rating of just 8.3. [6]

The series was criticized for alleged numerous factual errors, [7] [8] distortions and omissions, [7] [8] lack of originality, [6] and badly executed dramatizations. [6]

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  1. Serijal o Titu danas se ipak počinje prikazivati na HTV-u
  2. Milijunaš je najgledanija TV emisija, Jutarnji list
  3. 'Učinit ćemo sve da Vrdoljaku otežamo snimanje filma o Titu', Jutarnji list
  4. HTV emitira seriju o Titu u produkciji od milion evra, Radio Television of Vojvodina
  5. Vrdoljakova Tita gledalo 800 tisuća Hrvata, Večernji list
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