Countess Dora

Countess Dora (Croatian: Kontesa Dora) is a Croatian pseudo-biographical film about Croatian composer Dora Pejačević. Filmed in 1990, it was released in public in 1993. It was written and directed by Zvonimir Berković. It was Croatia's submission to the 66th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee.[1]

Countess Dora
Poster for Kontesa Dora.jpg
Croatian poster for the film
Directed byZvonimir Berković
Written byZvonimir Berković
StarringAlma Prica
Rade Šerbedžija
CinematographyGoran Trbuljak
Edited byMaja Rodica Virag
Music byDora Pejačević
Igor Kuljerić
Release date
  • 1993 (1993)
Running time
117 minutes


Karlo Armano, a cabaret entertainer and film aficionado, meets countess Dora Pejačević in Zagreb. The two become close, and after a while Armano visits her at her estate in Slavonia hoping to spur the countess' romantic interest in him, but also to find a well-to-do patron for his film endeavors...


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  1. ^ "Nominees & Winners for the 66th Academy Awards". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Archived from the original on 13 November 2013. Retrieved 19 May 2010.

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