PRODUCTION: Grlic in Preproduction with The Viper's Glen Miracle

By FNE Staff

    {mosimage}ZAGREB: Acclaimed Croatian director Rajko Grlić, nominated at the Palm d'Or for Bravo Maestro in 1978, is preparing The Viper's Glen Miracle for shooting in 2013.

    The Viper's Glen Miracle/Čudo u Poskokovoj Dragi will be adapted for the screen by Ante Tomić from his 2010 comic novel. The story is centered on the family of an old man living in the Dalmatian mountains who is refuses to accept modern civilization despite his four sons attempts to change his situation.


    Miodrag Sila and Nebojša Taraba are producing together with the Croatian company Drugi plan (www.drugiplan.hr). Negotiations with co-producers from Serbia, Slovenia, Macedonia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina are underway.
    The budget is €2 million, representatives from Drugi plan told FNE, with 30% of the total budget already secured. The project received a grant of €556,222 from the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (www.havc.hr) in March 2012, and is expecting grants from other sources. The cast, date of premiere, and sales agent have not been set.

    Production Information:

    Drugi Plan

    62a Heinzelova street

    Zagreb, Croatia

    Phone: +385 (0)1 619 70 62

    Fax: +385 (0)1 619 70 65


    drugiplan@ drugiplan.hr


    Director: Rajko Grlić

    Script: Ante Tomić