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SIMON MAGUS

by Petar Orešković

synopsis

After finding out by chance that his ex-girlfriend Mina’s Mum died, Simon decides to steal her body in order to provoke cathartic processes in Mina and do something for her. Mina hadn’t been in contact with her mother for years because of some dark family secrets. Simon plans to keep the body hidden for a few days and then to revive the diseased woman. He possesses such powers. However, the body is stolen from Simon and as he is trying to get it back he runs into troubles. At the same time, unaware of Simon’s problems, Mina is confronting her past and emotional baggage she’s been carrying for years.

international title: Simon Magus
original title: Simon Čudotvorac
country: Croatia
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Petar Orešković
film run: 90'
screenplay: Ivan Vidak
cast: Sven Jakir, Jadranka Đokić, Elizabeta Kukić, Mia Anočić, Dean Krivačić, Goran Grgić, Krešimir Mišak, Dražen Šivak
cinematography by: Darko Drinovac
film editing: Dubravko Slunjski
art director: Velimir Domitrović
costumes designer: Branka Tkalčec
producer: Jozo Patljak
production: Alka film d.o.o.
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