Ključ film

Production year: 1965

Duration: 104 minute

Technique: black and white


Vrdoljak, Antun
Papić, Krsto
Kljaković, Vanča

Production house:
Jadran film

Pinter Tomislav
Tanhofer Nikola

Duga ulica - a young man named Boris and a girl, Vera, live in the same neighborhood. They meet one night when she loses her key. Boris invites her to spend the night at his place; Čekati - Married students, Ivan and Sonja, live in an old woman’s apartment. She is sick and the couple hopes that she will die soon, so that they may inherit her apartment; Poslije predstave - A husband and a wife lose the key to their apartment and have to spend the night in a hotel. The experience is wonderful and renews their feelings for each other, if only for a night…

Duga ulica - Božidar Boban (Boris), Jagoda Kaloper (Vera); Čekati - Slobodan Dimitrijević (Ivan), Marija Lojk (Sonja), Tanja Mascarelli (old woman); Poslije predstave - Sven Lasta (husband), Ljubica Jović (wife)

Country of production:
Socialist Federative Republic of Yugoslavia (Socialist Republic of Croatia)

Fedor Vidas, Vanča Kljaković based on the novel Zazidani by Branimir Šćepanović (first story Duga ulica), Krsto Papić (second story Čekati), Zvonimir Berković, Antun Vrdoljak (third story Poslije predstave)

Music by:
arhivska (Duga ulica), Boško Petrović (Čekati), Tomislav Simović (Poslije predstave)

Edited by:
Blaženka Jenčik

Set designer:
Željko Senečić

Costume designer:
Ružica Ištvanović-Fanelli

The omnibus Kljuc was made in order to enable the three promising young filmmakers - Vanca Kljakovic (Duga ulica), Krsto Papic (Čekati) and Antun Vrdoljak (Poslije predstave), who at the time was already an acclaimed actor - to make their directing debut. Kljakovic and Papic’s stories brought a certain freshness to Croatian cinematography, while Vrdoljak’s story was less popular.

Awards: Pula 1965 - Special award to Krsto Papić for direction

Screening permit: July 10, 1965