Director: Zrinko Ogresta
Crni (the Black) is 27 year old boxer of suburban Zagreb club, during
mid-1990ties. He runs away from army embittered because he didn't get
the telegram about his mother's death. He returns to hometown where
he finds wedding of his recent girlfriend Lidia with local bully and
cafe bar owner - Boss. With a little help of his friend, car mechanic
Shkrga (Gill), he starts smuggling cigarettes, not knowing that
he just imperils identical and already established Bosses business.
Under the influence of his coach Kirby, policeman in local station
who protects him from a military police and with whom he has seemingly
undefined but special relationship, he is returning to training.
Faced with her husband's brutality, Lidia runs away... In a Crni's house,
in one unpleasant situation, she was killed. Only murder witness
is - Zrik, 16 years old boy, Shkrga's apprentice, which is lookout
of entire film...
Writer: Zrinko Ogresta,
Music: Neven Franges
Cinematographer: Davorin Gecl
Production design: Ivica Trpcic
Costume design: Vesna Plese
Country of origin: Hrvatska
Film editing: Josip Podvorac
Duration: 105 minutes