Ivo Gregurević (pronounced [ivo gr̩egur̩eʋitɕ]; 7 October 1952 – 1 January 2019) was a Croatian film, theatre and television actor. Throughout over a quarter of a century, Gregurević played rural bullies and arrogant nouveau riche and became one of Croatia's best known and most lauded character actors.
Gregurević was in a relationship with Croatian actress Dubravka Ostojić, with whom he had a son Marko, born in 1978. Following their rupture, Gregurević reported he has been in a relationship with the actress Dolores Lambaša. Last years, Gregurević was in a relationship with, to media unknown woman, who works as an inspector with the Croatian Ministry of the Interior.Gregurević was found dead in his own home in Zagreb on 2 January 2019, but he died the day before. He was 66. He was buried at Karaula Cemetery in his hometown of Donja Mahala, on 8 January.
Movies & TV shows
The Eighth Commissioner
Siniša Mesjak, an arrogant and ambitious politician on the rise, finds himself in the middle of a scandal. To hide him from the public, the president appoints him as the commissioner of Croatian gover...
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Guardian of the Castle
Series about Yugoslavian espionage service UDBA.
Miran is an unconventional priest who prepares children for the ceremony of confirmation. One of them is Goran, an orphaned teenage boy who enjoys Miran's attention. One day, a new boy moves into the ...
A girl who is studying law in France is in Sarajevo to write a study about the war crimes tribunal. She is in the middle of a tragedy with a native woman.
Men Don't Cry
The armed conflicts of the 1990s not only visibly destroyed the land of the former Yugoslavia, but also left the deepest wounds in the memory of each of its belligerent nations. There are as many diff...
The Final Barrier
A filmmaker from Austria experiences in a refugee camp in Serbia first hand the distress, anxiety but also hope of a group of refugees from Syria and their longing for a better life in Europe.
All the Best
A disillusioned opera star, a lonely pastry chef, and a divorced Don Juan with an amorous history offstage make for choice ingredients in this poignant romantic tale spiced with Christmas cookies, bor...
Determined to move on with their life violently interrupted by war several years ago, an elderly couple returns to their restored home. We follow their everyday life through the four seasons. Every da...
Can the thread of bad luck, violence and suffering which is braided deeply into the generations of one family be broken? Beba's mother is a woman of poor health and weak character. Beba's father is su...
The Brave Adventures of a Little Shoemaker
Apprentice Lapitch, the little shoemaker sets off on a journey after experiencing injustice from the cruel Master Mrkonja. On his journey he meets Gita, a beautiful little circus girl who is an orphan...
Sonja and the Bull
Sonja, a city girl from Zagreb, a vegetarian and a hardcore animal-rights activist, strongly opposes bullfighting in Dalmatinska zagora (Dalmatian Hinterland). People find this irritating and they con...
A girl talks her boyfriend and her sister into traveling to the Lika backwoods. Their father, who abandoned the family years ago, lives there. Having found out that he is ill, this is the daughter’s l...
It is a movie about survive in war time (WW1 East front). In dark colors, with interesting characters, mixture of ash and sand, puzzle of stories, cynic, precise, harsh, bitter, Rubick cube of times a...
1 TV show
There is a documentary television series about the leader of Yugoslavia. Croatian Radiotelevision and Mediteran film co-produced the first episode. Long Dark Night was one of the most watched shows in...
War. A city under the siege. The truce has been recently signed, and the squad known as the 'Blacks', who used to do the dirty jobs, needs to be disbanded. Ivo, the squad commander who has lost three ...
Eliciting images of cancer, this drama explores the illnesses that plague modern Croatia. Four young junkies in Zagreb maturing in the wake of war reflect the petty hatreds, violence, prejudices and m...
The Lika Cinema
A godforsaken mountain village is the only home that a young football player, a miser peasant and a fat girl have. This isolated part of the country finds itself in the middle of the referendum for or...
It is no wonder for a son to have the miraculous powers of his father, but when he discovers love, that's the true miracle.
The Recollection Thief
Approximately a month before the death of the first Croatian president and in the wake of parliamentary elections in December 1999, a diplomat from the Croatian embassy in Paris is reported missing. H...
Black Horses is a film about the destiny of Serbian people who are forced to endure the "rule from the North" against their will. The empress Maria Theresia has designated their region of Banat to be ...
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The Melon Route
The journey of a Chinese woman and her fellow countrymen as they travel in search of a better place to live, only to end up struggling for survival in the Balkans.
The Ghost in the Swamp
After Liptus arrives in a small village from the city, he calls his best friends, Miron and Melita, on winter holidays in Kopacevo. That same night, while they are all sleeping cozily, from their deep...
What Is a Man without a Moustache?
A young widow, an elderly widower-returnee, and a priest from a bankrupt parish are struggling to come to terms with the post-war environment, complete with its prejudices, illusions, and unpleasant m...
What Iva Recorded
Iva received a small digital video camera for her fourteenth birthday. Delighted by her new toy, the girl immediately starts taping everything around her, recording a series of events surrounding her ...
There is a panoramic view of society.
Below the Line
A young man finds himself torn between the love for his girlfriend and his family's hardship.
A documentary about the history of Yugoslavian Film Festival in Pula and ex-Yu cinema in general. Many legends of ex-Yu cinema were interviewed here.
Set amid the atrocities of war in the Balkans, witnesses retells from various characters' viewpoints, adding new information about the complexity of war and humanity. The story of a small town confron...
In a fictional Central European country democracy and freedom are only illusion, because behind polished surface there's many cases of murders and manipulations with the people. Police and city author...
God Forbid a Worse Thing Should Happen
The adventures of a small town Croatian family during the 1960s. The decade will leave eternal marks on all of their members, but most of the story focuses on the youngest one, a boy, Frula, who disco...
Serafin, the Lighthouse Keeper's Son
Growing up on an isolated island off the coast of Croatia during the reign of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, young Serafin Skoko's formative years were as repressive as they were lonely.
The Miroslav Holdinc Co.
In attempt to get rich, owner of a copy store designs a tastefully designed packaging that accompanies three bottles of wine which are to be sold to companies and business people during the upcoming C...
Ivek and Kruno are best friends, both passionate supporters of a suburban Zagreb football club. When a nouveau riche businessman Čabraja enters the club's managing board with ambitious plans, and soon...
The Last Will
After the death of a wealthy Croatian emigrant, it was discovered that he left his fortune to an illegitimate relative back in Croatia.
The Old Oak Blues
On the eve of Yugoslav war in 1991, English ecologist Henry comes to the city of Osijek in order to save the world's oldest oak. After many dangerous and funny adventures, they finally arrive to nearb...
When two enemy sides ex-change the captives in the middle of a minefield, a nameless man without identity and memory, subsequently named Jakov, leaves the column unnoticed and wanders around in order ...
Is That Clear, My Friend?
A cruel world of the Yugoslavian prison during 1980s, based on real events about a man who gets life sentence for committed crime.
Marshal Tito's Spirit
Stipan is a policeman who comes to small Adriatic island off the Croatian coast in order to investigate reported strange phenomena that had frightened the whole population. At first, nobody wants to c...
Wistful croquis of the neigborhood in western Zagreb at the beggining of the '90's.
In a small Croatian village in 1991, a carpenter Kuzma falls for much younger Ana. In spite of their surroundings' opposition towards their relationship, the couple marries and Ana gives birth to thei...
When the Dead Start Singing
At the beginning of 1990s, two Croatian emigrants, economically minded Cinco and politically minded Marinko, arrive in Croatia from Germany, homesick for their families and hometowns. In order to get ...
The Three Men of Melita Zganjer
Protagonist of the film is Melita Zganjer, woman who desperately tries to lose weight. This proves to be very difficult because she works in a pastry shop. Unlike her man-eating roommate Visnja, she o...
A young man flees to the United States searching for the American dream.
Determined to find her sister's killers, Ida Palamar decides to become a prostitute in an elite Zagreb brothel where the murder probably took place. The brothel is run by Vuk, violent and drug-crazed ...
Christmas in Vienna
A young violinist who plays at the war front decides to join his parents in Vienna after his best friend gets killed.
Grandpa and Grandma Are Getting Divorced
An old couple who live in a remote village lose touch with their children who live in the city and who are too busy to visit them. In order to get their attention, they get divorced...
The Seventh Cronicle
In former Yugoslavia, following Tito's break-up with Stalin, the rocky island of Goli Otok was the camp site for political prisoners. From that officially non-existant yet dreaded place a young man es...
My Dear Angel
Dramatic tale of 7 year old Jerko who witnesses the destruction of family and village in 1991 during a Serbian attack of a peaceful Croatian village. He manages to escape and ends up in a war orphanag...
A member of the Serb paramilitary forces raped Ana after she lost members of her family during the war. She saw her tormentor in the middle of Zagreb. The man who fits her description was killed in th...
Jagoda is young woman who lives in poor section of Zagreb together with her disfunctional family. Mother is dying, father cares only about fishing, brother is an alcoholic and uncle is a war refugee. ...
Vukovar: The Way Home
The story follows a group of Croatian refugees who have been forced to leave their hometown of Vukovar by Serbian forces during Croatia's struggle for independence. The people are settled at a railway...
Each Time We Part Away
After his wife's murder and house burnt, a young soldier is in search for new home for his daughter. But coming to chaotic at the beginning of the war Zagreb is no place for hope...
Next to a small Dalmatian town of Murvice oil was found, and politicians make a hasty decision to build a tanker port, although there is no oil in the quantities required for exploitation. Urged by hi...
Fragments: Chronicle of a Vanishing
A young man is determined to find out what happened to his grandfather who was arrested and then disappeared in WW2, why did the new communist government label their family as traitors and why was his...
Story from Croatia
After the breaking of mass movements in 1971., the student Ilija Baric must leave the country because of his political beliefs, and his father Luka lost a job and goes to work to Germany. After Titos ...
The story of Charuga, the bandit who became a legend in post- WW1 Slavonia, Croatia, is the subject of this film.
Two bright university graduates start a career in crime.
Return of Katarina Kozul
After her husband's death in Germany, an attractive young widow leaves his native village in Herzegovina to work abroad. There she starts an affair with an Italian worker that proves to be unsuccessfu...
Three prisoners, Combe from Rijeka, Menso from Bosnia, and Bogart from Belgrade, escaped from prison. Their final destination is the city of their dreams. They agreed to meet at the train station in Z...
Ciao, Ciao Bambina
A monotonous life of a timid clerk from Zagreb takes an unexpected turn when an easygoing slacker from Bosnia deliberately moves into his apartment.
Sokol Did Not Love Him
The story begins in a small rural village in Ladimirevci, Eastern Croatia in 1943, where a land owner Sima is helping the Partisan Movement and the official Ustasha regime in order to save the life of...
My Uncle's Legacy
The turbulent times just following the rejection of ties to Moscow comes to life in this politically charged drama. The subject matter of this film was too hot to handle in the first few years after t...
After his release from prison, a convict kidnaps the judge, the public prosecutor, and three other people with the help of his prisoner and takes them to his uncle's farm in an abandoned village. Ther...
King of Endings
Branko Kralj is an avid chess fan. He has a son with the attractive Visnja. Branko feels closer to his mistress than to his wife. Kralj and Visnja travel on a train. Kralj goes far away for a game of ...
In the summer of 1972, a small group of fanatical Croatian nationalists, trained and equipped by extreme emigrant organizations, entered the territory of former Yugoslavia with an intent to organize a...
Many young people arrive in Zagreb after WW II, among them a young worker. She is supposed to be involved in the construction of the first generator. The factory relies on help from other communist co...
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The funeral in his native village evokes the main character's recollections from the childhood, but the bygone time are only in his memories.
The Big Town
The city of Split was chronicled in this series in turbulent times between 1910 and 1947. The main accent of the story is given to "Hajduk", the world-famous soccer club and its founder.
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A young student of medicine comes to the big city in WW2 to discover the secret of death, and stays at a motel that turns out to be a brothel. While the Fascist authorities look for a female communist...
Winning of Freedom
WW2 has ended, but that doesn't mean the end of problems for an ex-Partisan who now must take care of reconstruction, as well as the building of a new society in a small Serbian town.
Farmers in small villages are forced to sell tobacco to the government for next-to-nothing. This happens with Italians during the WW2 and with the communists after the war. The boiling point is gettin...
1 TV show
Cat under a helmet
A tragicomic tale of a lumberjack who joined the partisans. He fulfilled the combat tasks with his partisan battalion. He was sent on a special assignment by the commander.
Don't Lean Out the Window
Encouraged by the stories of guest workers who pay visit to their homeland, a young man finds himself on a central station in Germany. While looking for his old friend who would help him to get around...
A story about an old emigrant who returns from America to his native village.