Ivo Brešan

Ivan "Ivo" Brešan (27 May 1936 – 3 January 2017)[1][2] was a Croatian and Yugoslav playwright, novelist and screenwriter, known for political satire. His work included screenplays written with his son Vinko.[3]

Ivo Brešan
Brešan at the première of the film Will Not End Here in 2008
Brešan at the première of the film Will Not End Here in 2008
BornIvan Brešan[1]
(1936-05-27)27 May 1936
Vodice, Yugoslavia
Died3 January 2017(2017-01-03) (aged 80)
Zagreb, Croatia
Occupation
  • Playwright
  • novelist
  • screenwriter
NationalityCroatian
CitizenshipCroatia
EducationFaculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Alma materUniversity of Zagreb
Years active?–2016
Spouse
Jelena Godlar
(died 2016)
ChildrenVinko Brešan

Personal lifeEdit

Born in Vodice 1936, Brešan attended Antun Vrančić High School in Šibenik.[citation needed] He was married Croatian writer Jelena Godlar, a Jew of Slavonia native.[4] In February 1964, she gave to birth their son Vinko, today a film director. Ivo's wife Jelena died on 20 September 2016.[5] He died after long and severe illness, on 3 January 2017 in Zagreb, aged 80.[6]

ScreenplaysEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "FOTO: POSLJEDNJE ZBOGOM VELIKOM KNJIŽEVNIKU I ČOVJEKU Pola Šibenika došlo na sprovod Ivi Brešanu, mnoge je posebno ganula izvedba pjesama Vice Vukova". jutarnji.hr (in Croatian). Jutarnji list. 9 January 2017. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  2. ^ "Ivo Brešan". hciti.hr (in Croatian). Croatian Centre of ITI - UNESCO. Archived from the original on 18 July 2011. Retrieved 20 October 2010.
  3. ^ Kelly, Laura (2001) "COMMUNISM AS VACATION DESTINATION", South Florida Sun-Sentinel, 1 June 2001.
  4. ^ "Zauvijek nas je napustila Jela Godlar Brešan, spisateljica i književnica". mok.hr (in Croatian). Šibenik News. 20 September 2016. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  5. ^ "Umrla je Jela Godlar-Brešan". tris.com.hr (in Croatian). 20 September 2016. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  6. ^ "UMRO IVO BREŠAN Jedan od najvećih suvremenih europskih dramatičara preminuo u 81. godini, nekoliko mjeseci nakon supruge". www.jutarnji.hr. 3 January 2017. Retrieved 17 April 2020.

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