Croatia's recent political history, nicely summarised for us in the 3 Winters programme (but even then, it takes three closely-typed pages) makes Northern Ireland look like a squabble at a children's tea party. Massive shifts in ideology and outlook, from Capitalism to Communism and back again, would turn patriots into traitors overnight: When we lost the war, my general said, one old solider... Read more
Cast includes: Siobhan Finneran The Kos family argue, adapt, and fall in and out of love. World after world is erected and torn down around them. The one constant is the ivy-clad house in Zagreb, built by aristocrats, partitioned, owned by all, owned by a few; witness to four increasingly educated and independent generations of women. But when the family assemble for Lucia’s wedding, Alisa learns that her nouveau-riche brother-in-law has bought the once nationalized house. For the bride this is progress, for her sister it’s a shady act of greed. For their principled parents, finally, it’s one battle too many.