The Birch Tree (Croatian: Breza) is a 1967 Yugoslav film directed by Ante Babaja.

The Birch Tree
Scene from The Birch Tree.jpg
Directed byAnte Babaja
Written bySlavko Kolar
Ante Babaja
Božidar Violić
Slavko Kolar (Story)
StarringManca Košir
Bata Živojinović
Fabijan Šovagović
Nela Eržišnik
Stane Sever
Stjepan Lektorić
Music byAnđelko Klobučar
CinematographyTomislav Pinter
Edited byLida Braniš
Production
company
Release date
1967
Running time
92 minutes
CountrySFR Yugoslavia
LanguageCroatian

The film won two Golden Arena awards at the 1967 Pula Film Festival, the Yugoslav national film awards, including Best Cinematography (Tomislav Pinter) and Best Actor (Bata Živojinović).[1]

In 1999, a poll of Croatian film critics found it to be one of the best Croatian films ever made.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "14. Festival igranog filma u Puli". Web archive (in Croatian). Pula Film Festival. Retrieved 6 June 2010.
  2. ^ ""Tko pjeva, zlo ne misli" najbolji hrvatski film svih vremena!". Slobodna Dalmacija (in Croatian). 1999-11-28. Retrieved 2013-02-08.

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