PRODUCTION: Sviličić Shoots Quiet People

    Ognjen Svilicic Ognjen Svilicic

    ZAGREB: Croatian writer/director Ognjen Sviličić began filming the contemporary drama Quiet People on 18 March 2013. Shooting will wrap on 25 April 2013. 

    Quiet People/Mirni ljudi is a Croatian-French-Serbian-Macedonian coproduction with the premiere expected for March 2014.

    Sviličić’s (Armin) story follows two parents confronted with the accident of their teenage son and the came the coma that follows. The dramatic impact of this incident on their quiet life is aggravated by the lack of empathy and response from the institutions that should have helped, so the parents begin their own battle against indifference. 

    The film is produced by the Croatian company MaXima Film in coproduction with Croatian Television, France’s Kino Elektron, Serbia’s company Biberche Productions and Macedonia’s Trice Films. The Croatian Audiovisual Center, CNC, the Macedonian Film Fund and the Ministry of Culture of Serbia are financing the film.

    The budget, now secured, is 1 m EUR, representatives of Maxima Film told FNE. The main characters are played by Emir Hadzihafizbegović, Jasna Zalica and Hrvoje Vladisavljević

    Production information:

    MaXima Film

    Božidara Adžije 22

    10 000 Zagreb, Croatia

    Phone: +385 (0)1 364 7700

    Fax: +385 (0)1 364 7707




    Director: Ognjen Sviličić

    Script: Ognjen Sviličić

    Cast: Emir Hadzihafizbegović

            Jasna Zalica 

            Hrvoje Vladisavljević