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The Maverick

  • Fiction Film
  • 98’
action, crime
  • 1988
  • Yugoslavia (Slovenia)

The life of inventor Oto Kern becomes complicated when he attempts to expose the shady dealings of several members of his factory's executive board. His private life is also falling to pieces. Not even the affair he has with a total stranger, when his wife and his mistress of long standing both leave him, brings him any comfort. Oto's sole satisfaction now lies in unmasking the corrupt dealings of

The life of inventor Oto Kern becomes complicated when he attempts to expose the shady dealings of several members of his factory's executive board. His private life is also falling to pieces. Not even the affair he has with a total stranger, when his wife and his mistress of long standing both leave him, brings him any comfort. Oto's sole satisfaction now lies in unmasking the corrupt dealings of his bosses, but as a result of his honest and stubborn perseverance he is committed to a mental hospital by the authorities who were bribed by the factory leadership. Upon his release from the hospital, he finds that the doors to the factory are closed to him. Can this ordinary man succeed in his struggle against the corrupt high-ranking political functionaries running the factory and convince them that he has the workers' best interest at heart? Can the truth only be bought by shedding blood?

Director Božo Šprajc
Cast Ivo Ban, Danilo Benedičič, Maja Boh
Awards 4 awards
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Metod Badjura Golden Award
best directing
1988

Nagrada z diplomo.

Stop Magazine Award for Best Actor
best actor/actress
1988
Metod Badjura Recognition Award
best music/score
1988

Priznanje z diplomo.

Golden Arena
best sound design
1988
Premiere
25.06.1988, Yugoslavia
Alternative title
The Maverick (english)
Genres
action, crime
Production countries
Yugoslavia (Slovenia)
Languages
slovenian
Technical data
Aspect ratio
1,66:1 // 5:3
Duration and length
98 minutes / 2670 meters
Colour
Colour
Sound
mono
Negative format
film 35mm
Screening formats
film 35mm

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